Sari, Saree


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Artifact Identification Sari, Saree   (2005.06.0003)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Clothing
  4. :
  5. Main Garments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Contemporary, 1800s, Collected 1908-1940s
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 1110.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 115 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 225 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Textile
Manufacturing Processes Embroidering
Munsell Color Information Blackish Blue (2.5pb 2/2) -Background (transparent). Moderate Yellow (2.5y 7/6) -Gold Embroidery. White (N 9.25/ 84.2% R) -White.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Lytton, Linda. The Sari. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1995. R╠ąta Kapur Chishti and Amba Sanyal. Saris of India: Madhya Pradesh. New Delhi: Wiley Eastern Unlimited, 1989. Hasreen Askari and Liz Arthur. Uncut Cloth: Saris, Shawls, and Sashes. London: Merrel Holberton, 1999.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Ruth and Ralph Fisher
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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