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Woman's sari ensemble

Black silk chiffon hand embroidered sari with bright blue vines, leaves and flowers with plastic spangles forming blue blossoms. Borders are more densely embroidered with small black sequins surrounding blossoms and a row of blue dots along outside edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mona Kumar

Indian (Parsi), early 21st century

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Overall: 120.7 x 487.7 cm (47 1/2 x 192 in.) Height x width (choli): 12 x 20 in. (30.5 x 50.8 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk and plastic stones


Textiles and Fashion Arts