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Sari Garden
Sari Garden

© the artist. Photo credit: Nick Turpin

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The sari is a traditional form of clothing: a single six-metre length of cloth, worn wrapped and draped around a woman's body. This diverse, multipurpose garment is integral to women's lives, connecting them to status and age. They use it to hold hot pans, to wipe their children's faces, and to clean their homes. Saris are known to catch fire, burning their wearers. Some women use their saris to hang themselves when life becomes unbearable.




fabric, timber & vinyl


H 3330 x W 150 x D (?) cm

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Acquisition method

on loan to Sculpture in the City, 2019–2020

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Sculpture in the City


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Located at

Heneage Lane,


Running the length of Heneage Lane.