Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh Central 4 Drape

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This is a formal drape of the Lodhi community, with the pallu grandly tucked in as a triangle in front.


  • Sari Length 6.5 meters / 7 yards
  • Sari Raw Mango
  • Sari Detail Chanderi, Silk and cotton
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front. Lift and tuck inner edge about two inches.
  2. Tuck outer end in at left waist.
  3. Drape outer end over right shoulder front to back leaving a generous drape in front.
  4. Bring edge of draped portion between legs and tuck in at center back waist.
  5. Tuck right edge of draped front portion in at right waist and left edge in at left waist.
  6. Drape remaining outer end over head.
  7. Bring outer end from back to front and make an arm
  8. With the help of your chin, flip the edge into a V and tuck in ends at center back waist

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