The Red Sari

rs1rs2rs3rs4Then when the lamps were lit, I should put on my red dress and it would be thin as a veil, and would wind about my body, and billow out as I came into the room, pirouetting. It would make a flower shape as I sank down, in the middle of the room, on a gilt chair. The Waves, Virginia Woolf.

The Red Sari,  Sunita Reclining/Matthew Smith (early 1930s).

The 1930s features: Sleeveless blouse and the sari wrapped twice to give the three tier effect below waist.

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