Gamthi Drape

← Back

This drape is similar in form and function to the No. 27 Chodhri. It is worn by rural communities and ideally suited for work in the fields.

  • Sari Length 5.5 meters / 6 yards
  • Sari Kashmir Loom
  • Sari Detail Kani, 100% cashmere
  • Blouse Handknit, courtesy of Krishna Nand
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Tuck outer end in at left waist.
  3. Bring to back lower edge of outer end between legs and tuck in at center back waist.
  4. Tuck upper edge of outer end in at center front waist.
  5. Bring remaining outer end anticlockwise and drape pallu over head and right shoulder.
  6. Tuck edge of pallu in at center back waist. Adjust legs for length.

*For optimal viewing, enable captions (CC) and HD by adjusting settings at film’s lower right hand corner. For helpful basic techniques, select ‘Draping Basics’ under filter options.