Textiles: Sarees—Drapes Other Than Nivi

Saris were traditionally draped differently in every region of India. Sometime shortly after 1900 the Nivi drape took off, and it is the most worn style today. This board focuses on other ways sarees can be draped. Working women often need the saree better secured. Tribal women use traditional drapes. Fashion shows style sarees differently to make a splash. ||| No obligation to follow, I often pin a lot at a time. ||| Pin as much as you want from my boards, no limits.
Handwoven Matka Saree - coloroso.in Can't imagine this is a real drape, I don't think she could walk in it. It must just be the way she was draped for the photo.

Handwoven Matka Saree - coloroso.in Can't imagine this is a real drape, I don't think she could walk in it. It must just be the way she was draped for the photo.

Weaves from Andhra Pradesh: cotton - https://www.facebook.com/cctextiles/info

Weaves from Andhra Pradesh: cotton - https://www.facebook.com/cctextiles/info

Cotton silk #saree

Cotton silk #saree

Traditional Saree with silk border, Cream color body with Mustard color stripes, Red color Pallu, border and blouse piece. for price details visit: http://www.saridhoti.com #kanchipuramsarees

Traditional Saree with silk border, Cream color body with Mustard color stripes, Red color Pallu, border and blouse piece. for price details visit: http://www.saridhoti.com #kanchipuramsarees

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