Mar 12 2008
Is this the most expensive sari ever? Reputed to cost a whopping Rupees 40 lakhs ($100,000) and weigh 8 kilograms (15 lbs), the sari hand woven by Chennai silks is studded with precious stones and pays homage to Raja Ravi Verma’s paintings, including the one called “Lady Musicians” shown in the picture.
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Raja Ravi Verma’s original painting of the Lady Musicians