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The Turban: India and Pakistan

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Since ancient times the turban has constituted an important part of male dress on the Indian Subcontinent. Its basic form is a wrapped headdress made from a length of fabric that is coiled or pleated and wound around the head. The type...

The Sari

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The word sari refers to the unstitched length of cloth that serves as the principal component of a clothing ensemble that most often includes a bodice and a petticoat. Known widely as the national dress of the Indian woman, the sari...