Karnataka Kachhe Drape

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This drape is traditionally worn in northern and central Karnataka by upper class women. It has a graceful between-the-legs drape.

  • Sari Length 8 meters / 9 yards
  • Sari Sundari Silks
  • Sari Detail 100% silk
  • Blouse Rashmi Varma
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Measure an arm’s length of inner end and double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Make about 12 pleats with outer end and tuck in at center front waist.
  3. Bring pallu anticlockwise and drape over left shoulder.
  4. Bring initial inner end between legs from front to back.
  5. Pleat and tuck in at center back waist.

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