Gown made from wedding sari worn by Neena Gada

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Titles Gown made from wedding sari worn by Neena Gada
Description Green silk dress with metallic details, handmade in India. Dress was originally a sari worn by Neena Gada during her wedding in 1967. That year the couple moved to Minnesota, and the sari was converted into a gown in 1971 and worn to formal events.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 57 7/8 inches length (back)
13 1/4 inches width (shoulder seams)
29 inches circumference (waist)
Nomenclature gown
Materials silk (textile)
metal
Creation Made in: India
Subjects Owned/used by: Gada, Neena
Used in: Minnesota, United States
East Indian Americans -- Minnesota.
Clothing. Women's Dresses. 1960s
Dates Creation: 1967 (Sari made for use at Neena's wedding to Ram Gada.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2003.165.1 (Accession Number)

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