Banarsi Sari and Blouse (Choli)

Artist/maker unknown, Indian

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

Date:
1953

Medium:
Silk plain weave with gold metallic and silk complementary and supplementary wefts

Dimensions:
Sari: 16 feet 11 3/8 inches × 46 3/4 inches (516.6 × 118.7 cm) Choli: 15 1/8 × 28 1/4 inches (38.4 × 71.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1953-17-1a,b

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Fashion Group Revolving Fund, 1953

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