Tag Archives: sarong

The Ceylon Post

I must confess that all I knew of the Sri Lankan sari was that it was “a variant of the Indian sari”.  It turns out that this is not entirely true. Sri Lanka has a rich and varied sartorial history … Continue reading

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The North East Post

A look at Manipur in North-East India. The phanek is like the sarong and was traditionally worn without a blouse, above the breast.  Eventually it was worn as a tubular skirt/sarong with the blouse and a piece of cloth draped across the upper … Continue reading

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