sari

Mulberry-coloured silk sari with an overall pattern of vertical rows of discrete floral motifs in discontinuous supplementary weft, in white and yellow silk threads. Border along upper and lower selvedges of foliate shapes between stripes themselves bordered to either side with with variants of the buteh motif. The same border pattern runs vertically along one end also. The wider panel at the other end, the anchal, has a pattern of repeating motifs of noble figures smoking opium surrounding a rectangular panel of three large buteh motifs, one each in green, yellow and white.

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