Sari is made of pure silk chiffon, it has a pale mint green trim around the outer edges as as well as a pink and silver lace trim. These are embellished with little silver beads and sequins in different sizes all around the border and palla. It has single small silver sequins stitched over the remainder of the sari.
Sari blouse is made of a bright pink raw silk, it has silver bead and sequin work in a floral shape to the back and on the sleeves.
This is a stunning rather unusual sari worn very briefly and in excellent condition.
Measurements taken with the garments laid flat.
Sari length 520cm – approximately 5.2metres
Sari drop – 126cm
underarm to underarm – 49cm
Bust (taken approx. 3“/8cm down from the armpit) - 48cm
Sleeves – taken from under arm to cuff – 3cm
Length of blouse from armpit to hem – 16cm
Length of blouse from shoulder to hem – 32cm
hem of blouse - 42cm
seam allowance – 4cm
fittings – hook and eyes to the front
Petticoat – yes