sari

New sari for deity made of synthetic fibre, braid and gold tinsel. The textile is red with yellow, white and green designs depicting motifs, peacocks, elephants and paisley. The edging is formed of gold tinsel. Across the width of the cloth is a cross pattern of gold braid with a round piece of gold and green braid at the the centre of the cross shape.

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