Karnataka

Yakshagana Parvati Kase Drape

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This drape is worn by female characters of the Yakshagana Theatre of southern and coastal Karnataka. This sari is a hand dyed ombre chiffon with floral embroidery from the 1970s.
  • Sari Length 8 meters / 9 yards
  • Sari Courtesy of Nalini Verma
  • Sari Detail 100% silk chiffon, hand dyed
  • Blouse Sanjay Garg
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Make about 6 pleats and tuck in at center front waist.
  3. Bring outer end piece anticlockwise and drape across chest.
  4. Bring front to back over the left shoulder and knot edge of pallu with back of drape.
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