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  • Place of origin:

    Nagpur (made)

  • Date:

    c.1880 (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Incomplete sari, dark blue cotton ground in an open plain weave. Red silk borders with stripes of red and white chevrons edged with yellow. Both ends have been cut and hemmed. The sari is missing its pallu and inside end.

Place of Origin

Nagpur (made)


c.1880 (made)


Width: 108.5, Length: 503 cm

Object history note

1883 Register: 'DRESS PIECE (Sari). Blue cotton net with broad striped side borders of red, yellow and white silk. Nagpore. 19th cent. L.16 ft. 8 in. W. 3 ft 6 in. Bought, 12s.

Descriptive line

Sari (incomplete), dark blue cotton with red silk borders, Nagpur, c.1880; Textiles; Clothing; Women's Clothes


Cotton (textile); Silk (textile)




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


South & South East Asia Collection

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