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The sari nevertheless remains a popular garment among the middle and upper class for many formal functions.The sari is draped around the waist and a shawl is worn covering the upper half of the sari, which is used in imitation of christ pdf place of a pallu.Archived from the original on 14 September 2008.This necessitated a change of dress.p.18 "Saree saga: Draped for elegance, growth too".Origins and history edit In the history of Indian clothing the sari is traced back to the Indus Valley Civilisation, which flourished during BC around the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent.16 Silk was woven around 2450 BC and 2000.On her very first red carpet appearance at the Cannes International Film Festival, she stepped out on the red carpet in a Rohit Bal sari.(1959) The Indian sari.Assamese This sari style is three-set garment known Mekhela chador.Contributions to Indian Sociology.New Delhi: Wisdom Tree in association with National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad."Embroidery on Indian wedding wear Gota work".Some nivi styles are worn with the pallu draped from the back towards the front, coming from the back over the right shoulder with one corner tucked by the left hip, covering the torso/waist."Folkways: A Study of Mores, Manners, Customs and Morals".17 18 The earliest known depiction of the sari in the Indian subcontinent is the statue of an Indus Valley priest wearing a drape.In modern times, saris are increasingly woven on mechanical looms and made of artificial fibres, such as polyester, nylon, or rayon, which do not require starching or ironing.Banarasi sari Northern styles edit Galaxy of Musicians by Raja Ravi Varma depicting women in various styles of sari Newar bride and two women in sari, 1941 Leheria saree Bangladeshi women wearing Tangail, Silk and Jamdani saris Bangladeshi traditional sari Bridal sari Children wearing sari.Cheap modern versions of zardozi use synthetic metallic thread and imitation stones, such as fake pearls and Swarovski crystals.p.154 Encyclopedia of Indian Women Through the Ages: Ancient India Simmi Jain.Stylist Prasad Bidapa has to say, "I think Sonia Gandhi is the country's most stylish politician.