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Part of a sari

1700s–1800s
Overall: 58.4 x 120.7 cm (23 x 47 1/2 in.)
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This section of an upper garment has been cut down from its original length, with borders applied to the short ends. The rose-colored threads in one direction lend an underlying warmth to the metallic thread woven in the opposite direction that changes hue and sheen as the wearer moves. The border is a flowering vine pattern with alternating pink and orange blossoms.
Part of a sari

Part of a sari

1700s–1800s

India, Mughal, Aurangabad, 18th-19th century

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