Ranchi Saiko Drape

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This tribal drape from central Jharkhand wraps around the body. It requires the wearer to stand shoulder width apart while draping for mobility.

  • Sari Length 5 meters / 5.5 yards
  • Sari Swati & Sunaina
  • Sari Detail Banarasi, 100% silk
  • Blouse Everlane
  • Associate Producer Swati & Sunaina
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Lift and tuck inner end about two inches.
  3. With legs apart, drape outer end anticlockwise at shin length, gathering at upper edge and tucking in at waist.
  4. Drape once more anticlockwise with border at knee length. Gather and tuck upper edge in at waist.
  5. Drape remaining outer end over left shoulder and bring from back to front over right shoulder.
  6. Drape pallu over left shoulder.

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