West Bengal

Santhal Drape

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This two-piece drape by the Santhals of West Bengal incudes a neat tuck away of both ends to increase functionality.
  • Sari Length 1.75 meters / 2 yards
  • Sari Courtesy of Setsulu Tetseo
  • Sari Detail Mekhela Chador, Doli rayon, handwoven
  • Odhni Length 2.75 meters / 3 yards
  • Blouse CĂ©line
  • Associate Producer Verve
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at left waist with inner end in front.
  2. Bring outer end clockwise and tuck in at center back waist.
  3. Drape odhni over left shoulder, tuck right end in at center back waist.
  4. Bring left end anticlockwise and tuck in at left front waist.
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