West Bengal

Nadia Drape

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This drape was commonly worn by middle to upper class ladies of Bengal.

  • Sari Length 5.5 meters / 6 yards
  • Sari Taanbaan
  • Sari Detail Jamdani, 100% cotton, khadi (handspun and handloom)
  • Blouse Trademark
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Bring outer end anticlockwise and tuck in at center back waist.
  3. Bring outer end clockwise and tuck in at center back waist.
  4. Using an arm’s length measure, drape pallu front to back over left shoulder. Tuck in at left back waist.
  5. Bring pallu back to front under right arm and drape over right shoulder.

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