Extremely rare vintage Patanwadi or Wadhiyar Rabari sari
Exquisite embroidery and stunning drawing. base cloth is hand spun and dyed in corrosive mineral dye.
Very impressive work of art.
Some spot wear and damage.
The rough cut as seen in the second picture is intentional and facilitates wearing of the sari the the format that it is wrapped by this group.
Estimated to be from the 1950s
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.