Mysore Shaili Drape

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This drape is worn in southern and central Karnataka. It wraps around the body and requires the pleats to be secured by rolling them into a ‘pouch’.

  • Sari Length 7.5 meters / 8 yards
  • Sari Norblack Norwhite
  • Sari Detail Cotton lurex, hand dyed
  • Blouse Undercover
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Bring pallu anticlockwise once around body and drape over left shoulder.
  3. Make pleats with remaining inner end.
  4. Roll pleats into a pouch using innermost drape. Gently fan pleats.
  5. Bring pallu over left shoulder and bring to front over right shoulder.

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