Sari is made of a fine silk chiffon, it has a 3” wide band of work all around the outer edges, this is embellished with gold tilla work, braids and fine beadwork, please note that in parts some of this has come away however as it is along the hem it will not be noticed when worn.
It has two black marks, one at the start of the sari which will not be seen, the second is in the corner of the palla where the black reverse has bled slightly into the fabric.
The blouse is sleeveless and made of velvet, it is front fastening with braid and beadwork detailing to the back.
This has been worn and is in very good condition.
Measurements taken with the garments laid flat.
Sari length – 232” (just over 5 ½ metres)
Sari drop – 46” (110cm)
underarm to underarm – 16“/38cm
Bust (taken approx. 3“/8cm down from the armpit) – 15½“/37cm
Length of blouse from armpit to hem – 7 ½“/18cm
hem of blouse - 13“/31cm
seam allowance – 1“/2cm
fittings – hooks and eyes
Petticoat – sateen (draw cord not included)