Blue Gauze Sari

Sari of blue cotton gauze with continuous (borders) and discontinuous (field ) supplementary weft of silver and gold thread.The design feaures fruit medallions in the field and alternating pairs of fruits and leaves in the wide borders.Brocades of such high craftsmanship are produced in the holy city of Varanasi (Benares)

Circa: Late 19th C.

Origin: Benares, India

Material: Gold and silver metallic thread on cotton gauze foundation

Condition: Minor restoration, very good

Dimensions: 46" x 288"

Inventory number: TX3725



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