Tag Archives: tamil nadu

there is the saree, and then the half saree

8 Sep

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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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..commonly worn by the menfolk in the southern part of the country.

12 Jun

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..the ombudhu-gajam madisar

7 Mar

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ombudhgajam means nine yard

The Madisar is the style in which the sari is worn by the Brahmin community in Tamil Nadu

the men wear *mundu

18 Jul

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*mundu, a white cloth draped around the waist, which covers the waist to the ankles