Mask of Vaikuntha Vishnu, late 5th century. Learn more about 5th century masks
Also known as patiya saree, it is a tussar silk saree characterised by extra weft rib weaves in the pallu (end-piece) and traditional geometric motifs in the body. The term also applies to the technique of weaving this type of saree. It is traditionally woven by the Devangan community in the Champa and Chandrapur regions of Chhattisgarh in central India.