The Indian Saree (Sari)

A Saree (Sari) is an Indian dress that consist of a cloth of around 5 Meters in length and 1 meter in width which is worn around the waist and one part over the shoulder, keeping the midriff exposed. Its one of the most graceful across the world.

The saree is worn over a petticot a long skirt kind of dress and a blouse cropped at the midriff. In the history of Indian clothing the saree is traced back to the Indus Valley Civilisation, which flourished during 2800–1800 BC around the western part of the Indian subcontinent. The Saree draping leaves back,cleavage,and side view of belly bare. The origin of such exposing attire can be attributed to humid climate of the land.The earliest known depiction of the sari in the Indian subcontinent is the statue of an Indus Valley priest wearing a drape.

 

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