Madhya Pradesh

Jhabua Drape

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This is a shorter length tribal drape worn calf length for the functional needs of rural communities. The Bagh print sari is a traditional hand blocked print from Madhya Pradesh made using vegetable dyes.
  • Sari Length 5.5 meters / 6 yards
  • Sari Courtesy of Madhu Sood
  • Sari Detail Bagh Print, 100% cotton
  • Associate Producer Verve
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Bring sari anticlockwise and drape pallu from back to front over right shoulder.
  3. Tuck in at left waist and pleat remaining outer end of sari. Tuck in at center front waist.
  4. Bring center pleat between legs and tuck in at center back waist. Adjust legs for length.
  5. Drape pallu over head and tuck edge in at left waist.
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