Miss Manil Wearakoon demonstrates how to wear a Sari - she has a large collection.
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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'.