The blouse is short sleeved, it has hooks and eyes to the front and a deep scooped neck to the back secured with latkans. The sleeves and back have a silver bead and diamanté trim motif.
The sari is made of chiffon and has similar motifs all over it. The outer edges and palla are finished with wide banarsi brocade in black and green as well as a green braid trim. It also has small single sparkling stones dotted evenly all over the sari.
This has been worn once and is in excellent condition.
Measurements taken with the garments laid flat.
Sari length 5.3 metres
Sari drop – 104cm
underarm to underarm – 45cm
Bust (taken approx. 8cm down from the armpit) - 44cm
Sleeves – taken from under arm to cuff – 7cm
Length of blouse from armpit to hem – 18cm
Length of blouse from shoulder to hem – 37cm
hem of blouse - 38cm
seam allowance – 4cm
fittings – hook and eyes at the front
Petticoat – is made of a silky satin and has been dyed to match the graduated colours in the sari.