The blouse is strappy, made of a rust coloured silk and embellished with lots of silver beads, diamante’s and beads on a silver shimmering fabric applique. The blouse has a bodice style lace up at the back so. The hem of the kameez is embellished with teardrop shaped beads all around. It also has integrated breast pads.
The sari is made of a fine chiffon, this too is embellished with beads, sequins and diamanté work. Most of this is feature don the part of the palla that drapes just over the shoulder.
This has been worn and is in excellent preloved condition.
Measurements taken with the garments laid flat.
Sari length 220“ just over 5 metres
Sari drop – 45“ (cm)
underarm to underarm – 18“/43cm
Bust (taken approx. 3“/8cm down from the armpit) - 17“/40cm
Sleeves – taken from under arm to cuff – 0“/cm
Length of blouse from armpit to hem – 9 ½ “/22cm
Length of blouse from shoulder to hem – 17“/40cm
hem of blouse - 15“/36cm
seam allowance – 1“/2cm
fittings -hooks and eyes to one side
Petticoat – dark green cotton