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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
on loan to Sculpture in the City, 2019–2020
Sculpture in the City
at all times