Maharashtra

Thakkar Drape

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This drape is similar to the No. 55 Kaatakari which can be adapted longer or shorter, depending on the requirements of working in the fields or for other occasions.
  • Sari Length 8 meters / 9 yards
  • Sari Taanbaan
  • Sari Detail Paithani, 100% cotton, khadi (handspun and handloom)
  • Blouse Raw Mango
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Measure one meter of inner end piece and tie a knot at center front waist.
  2. Bring outer end piece anticlockwise and tuck in at left waist.
  3. Gather outer end piece and pull to cascade. Tuck in at left waist.
  4. Bring outer end piece between legs and tuck in at center back waist.
  5. Bring outer end piece around waist anticlockwise and hold at right waist.
  6. Using initial inner end piece, bring to back between legs and tuck in at center back waist.
  7. Drape pallu over left shoulder from front to back.
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