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Sari

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Native NameSari
Object Number:43-12-73B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Woven
Embroidered
Iconography:Flowers
Human Figure
Bird
Cocks
Credit Line:Bequest of Mrs. Frances E. (Harry) Markoe, 1943

Description

Wine-colored silk embroidered during the weaving with cream, yellow and wine-colored silk. Embroidery: border all around; wide band at one end which includes conventionalized floral borders and seventy-two squares each showing a seated human figure holding a bird; crosswise bands of paired, facing cocks. Very poor condition.

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