This drape from Karnataka was traditionally worn by Gowda landowners with a neat 'cross-over' binding the front pleats. This sari is 100% polyester and costs less than Rs. 650 ($10), representative of the sari millions of women in India wear daily for its durability, ease of care and affordability.
- Sari Length 7.5 meters / 8 yards
- Sari Shahpur Jat Market, New Delhi
- Sari Detail 100% polyester
- Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
- Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
- Make about 6 pleats with outer end and tuck in at center front waist.
- Gather remaining outer end into a loop around waist anticlockwise. Bring pallu from back to front through loop. Adjust and tighten drape.
- Drape pallu across chest anticlockwise, bring back to front over right shoulder and knot edge of pallu with front of drape.