Benarsi Sari

Artist/maker unknown, Indian

Geography:
Made in Benares (present-day Varanasi), Uttar Pradesh, India, Asia

Date:
Early 20th century

Medium:
Silk plain weave with silver metallic discontinuous wefts and complex weave with silver metallic and silk warps and silk wefts

Dimensions:
17 feet 1 inches × 43 inches (520.7 × 109.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1974-2-39

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. William H. Steeble and Martha Newkirk, 1974

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