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  • Description

    London. Sent for rewashing - dirt on neg. Will be retransferred.

    L/S of woman standing in a room with large swathes of fabric decorating the walls and floor. She is wrapping a piece of fabric around her body. The narrator speaks of the "art of dress" and the Sari of India and Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Miss Manil Wearakoon (or Maniel Weerakoon?) has a collection of over 300 Saris. She explains how to wear a Sari over a shots of her wrapping the Sari around her waist and over her shoulder. Good C/Us of her attaching the fabric around her waist and of her face as she concentrates on her task.

    She ends her description by saying that the Sari is "Simple, comfortable and extremely feminine."

    See separate explanation record CP 001: 'International Pictorials'.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    15477
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    25.10
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:18:00 / 01:22:03:00
    Canister:
    CP 002 Dom
    Sort Number:
    CP 002 Domestic
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Movico India india colla Adopting Britain
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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