This is a part chiffon part banarsi brocade sari complete with blouse. The blouse is made of silk chiffon, it is front fastening with hooks, the back has a scoop neck embellished with lots of gold sequins varying sizes finished with large beaded flowers.
The sari is made half of silk chiffon, the other half is a rich pure banarsi brocade, this is extensively embellished in a variety of beads, sequins and delicate embroidery work.
The sari cost £250 new
Measurements taken with the garments laid flat.
Sari length 5cm
Sari drop – 116cm
underarm to underarm – 50cm
Bust (taken approx. 8cm down from the armpit) - 46cm
Sleeves – taken from under arm to cuff – 9cm
Length of blouse from armpit to hem – 20cm
Length of blouse from shoulder to hem – 40cm
hem of blouse - 38cm
seam allowance – 5cm
fittings – hook and eyes
Petticoat – no