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Sari

  • Place of origin:

    Baroda (made)

  • Date:

    c.1881 (made)

  • Museum number:

    IS.35-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Complete sari, block printed cotton, field of geometric design in red on undyed background; side borders with spotted design. Two end borders, one larger, one smaller, patterned with yellow, green and red horizontal bands finishing in a row of butas against a black background.

Place of Origin

Baroda (made)

Date

c.1881 (made)

Dimensions

Length: 408 cm, Width: 106 cm

Object history note

1883 Register entry: 'WOMAN'S GARMENT. "SARI". Printed cotton in form of a shawl with narrow side and long end borders. Centre of pink lattic pattern on a red ground. Bordering of running floral pattern and green, yellow and red sprays on black ground. Baroda. L. 13ft., W. 3ft. 8in. 35. IS. 1883'

Descriptive line

Sari, block printed cotton, Baroda, Gurajat, c.1881; Textiles; Clothing

Production Note

Very similar in technique, materials, design and appearance to a group of saris recorded as being produced in Ahmedabad jail (IS.114-1883 to 119-1883)

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Block printing

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Women's clothes; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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