Karnataka

Coorg Drape

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This is a formal drape worn by upper class Coorgi women that shows off the pallu. This Mysore silk sari has a pure zari (silver) border and belonged to Rani Saheb of Kotda Sangani.
  • Sari Length 6.5 meters / 7 yards
  • Sari Courtesy of Shakuntala Devi
  • Sari Detail Mysore silk, 100% silk
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How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Bring outer end anticlockwise and measure at center back waist.
  3. Make about 6 pleats and tuck in at center back waist. Gently pull to fan pleats.
  4. Drape pallu across chest, bring back to front over right shoulder and knot edge of pallu with front drape.
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