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not familiar with the half saree ? the woman in the centre wears it. half saree/sari is mostly worn by girls once they reached 14-15 years. and most common in the southern part of the country..
The half saree , a atraditional way of dressing , always preluded the saree, is almost on its ways to extinction. the salwar kurta takes its place and is considered more forward looking, even in the rural areas, where the tatters of traditional garments still had its last looks until recently
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can you recognize which tribe in orissa these women belong to?
“chatta and mundu ” is the traditional dress of syrian christian woman in kerala.
ombudhgajam means nine yard
The Madisar is the style in which the sari is worn by the Brahmin community in Tamil Nadu
"The tangkhul Naga shawl of Manipur is a thick cotton shawl worn by men and woven by women in striking bands of rust and blcack. The bands may vary in width and the ends of the shawl are often decorated with brilliantly coloured extra wefts" Uncut cloth, by Askari and Arthur, Merrel Holberton Publishers.