Kuncha Drape

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This is a tribal drape from central Orissa. It is shown here on a Saktapar sari woven in Sambalpur, Orissa.

  • Sari Length 5.5 meters / 6 yards
  • Sari Courtesy of Manisha Gera Baswani
  • Sari Detail Saktapar, 100% silk
  • Blouse Rashmi Varma
  • Associate Producer High Heel Confidential
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Bring lower edge of inner end between legs and tuck in at center back waist.
  3. Drape outer end once anticlockwise and tuck in at right waist.
  4. Using an arm’s length measure, drape pallu front to back over left shoulder.
  5. Bring left portion to back and tuck in at center back waist.
  6. Bring pallu from back to front and drape over left arm.

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