This unique piece depicts diagonally placed creeper design in alternate pattern of silk and gold jari thread. Heavily brocaded pallu has diamond patterns. The corners of the pallu has decorated mango motifs in gold and silver.

Copy of one of the award-winning sari, displayed in Vishwakarma exhibition, New Delhi.


  • Title: Kadhuva Sari
  • Date Created: 20th century CE
  • Location: India
  • Type: Sari
  • Medium: Silk, Batik
  • Region: Madanpura, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • History of Style of Technique: Benares brocade saris are commonly worn as wedding saris throughout India. In the vast range of the Indian textiles, Benares brocade has its own status and the glorious fabric reflects both luxury and beauty.
  • Accession Number: 97.1

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