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Gold and Silver Khari (or Tinsel) Print Sari

Unknown MakerMid to late 20th century

Museum of Art & Photography

Museum of Art & Photography

Rendered over the indigo-dyed cotton base of this sari, in gold and silver and using the traditional
form of khari hand-block printing, is a repetitive leaf pattern. The border of the sari is composed of a
single floral band, while it’s pallu is designed with 4 sections seperated by the same band, floral, leaf and trellis-inspired motifs — all also rendered using khari printing.

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Details

  • Title: Gold and Silver Khari (or Tinsel) Print Sari
  • Creator: Unknown Maker
  • Date Created: Mid to late 20th century
  • Physical Dimensions: L. 666 cm, W. 106 cm
  • Medium: Metallic pigment on indigo dyed cotton
  • Region: Rajasthan, India
  • Department: Textiles, Craft & Design

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