West Bengal

Nivi Drape

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This drape is the most widely recognized style worn across the globe. It is credited to Gyanodanandini Tagore who increased the sari’s length in the 1860s.

  • Sari Length 5.5 meters / 6 yards
  • Sari Raw Mango
  • Sari Detail Banarasi, 100% silk
  • Blouse Raw Mango
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Make about 6 pleats with outer end. Tuck in at center front waist.
  3. Bring remaining outer end anticlockwise and drape front to back over left shoulder. Adjust pleats accordingly.

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