Common Indian Clothing

Throughout Bride and Prejudice there were different types of clothing we didn’t know what they were because this film was mainly focused on the Indian Culture. Here I have put together a gallery of the clothing and description that Dr. Oestreich handed out to us in class.

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Choli

A tightly fit, cropped top with short sleeves and a low neck

 

 

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Dupatta

A long, multi-purpose scarf

 

 

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Sari

Length of cloth that is wrapped around the waist, with one end draped over the shoulder, baring the midriff

 

 

 

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Kurti

Waist coasts, jackets, and blouses which sit above the was it without side slits

 

 

 

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Ghagra Choli

A combination outfit of a tight Choli, and Dupatta, and a flared, pleated skirt

 

 

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Pagri

A headdress that is worn by men and needs to be manually tied

 

 

 

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Pajamas

Consists of a jacket and trousers combination, may be worn with a Kurti

 

 

 

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Bindi

Meaning “point, drop, dot or small particle,” considered the point at which creation begins and may become unity

 

 

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