Kerala

Chatta Mundu Drape

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This drape features cascading, pre-ironed pleats. It is worn by the Christian community in Kerala with a stitched blouse as an upper garment.
  • Sari Length 4 meters / 4.5 yards
  • Sari Courtesy of Reena Kashyap
  • Sari Detail Chikan, 100% cotton
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Pre-iron 12 small cascading pleats with inner end, and hold at center back waist.
  2. With legs shoulder width apart, drape outer end twice clockwise under pleats. Double knot at right waist.
  3. Tuck remaining end in at right waist.
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