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How To Drape Your Sari

A sari appears to be a simple item of clothing. Folded up and perhaps stacked on a shelf with others like it, it is an unobtrusive six to nine yard rectangle of cloth, 45 inches wide. But this belies the actual complexity that unfolds when the same piece of cloth is wrapped around a person. Questions about sari-wearing are further compounded in the sartorial environments of the U.S.