Gujarat

Dharampur Drape

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This is a lower drape worn by rural communities, shown here with an optional odhni as headcover.
  • Sari Length 5.5 meters / 6 yards
  • Sari Courtesy of John L. Bissell Foundation
  • Sari Detail Narayanpet , 100% cotton, handloom
  • Blouse Norblack Norwhite
  • Associate Producer Verve
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Divide sari in half and double knot at center front waist.
  2. Drape right half of sari into a loop. Tuck lower edge in at center front waist.
  3. Drape left half of sari into a loop. Tuck lower edge in at center front waist.
  4. Bring right half between legs and tuck in at right back waist, leaving a portion hanging.
  5. Bring left half between legs and tuck in at left back waist, leaving a portion hanging.
  6. Drape and twist remainders of both halves around either side and tuck ends in at right waist.
  7. Adjust borders and legs accordingly.
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