Saturday, April 13, 2013


Is a strip of unstitched cloth, worn by women, ranging from four to nine yards in length that is draped over the body in various styles which is native to the Indian Subcontinent
Structured of Sari
1.longitudinal borders - "Kinara"
2.the endpiece - "Pallu"
 -is the part of the sari that is draped over the shoulder and left to hang over the back or front of the body.
3.The field - "Jamin"
-is the one which occupies most of the area,it can be simple with one background color or it can have some big plaids or it can have "butis" all over the ground;usually this part of the sari is in contrast with the border or the endpiece.
The sari is usually worn over a petticoat (called lahaṅgā or lehenga in the north; langa, pavada, or pavadai in the south; chaniyo, parkar, ghaghra, or ghagaro in the west; and shaya in eastern India), with a blouse known as a choli or ravika forming the upper garment. The blouse has short sleeves and a low neck and is usually cropped at the midriff, and as such is particularly well-suited for wear in the sultry South Asian summers. Cholis may be backless or of a halter neck style.

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