Outfits Worn By Heeramandi Women

Gharara:A gharara is a three-piece outfit consisting of a long kurta, a fitted churidar, and wide-legged pants called ghararas. The ghararas were often made of rich fabrics like silk or brocade, and were heavily embellished with embroidery, gota patti work, and jewels. 

Kanchli: The kanchli is a fitted blouse that ties at the back. It was worn under the angarkha or gharara. Kanchlis were often made of sheer fabrics like muslin or net, and were embellished with delicate embroidery or beadwork. 

Lehenga:The lehenga is a long, flowing skirt that is gathered at the waist. Lehengas were worn for special occasions like weddings and festivals. Heeramandi lehengas were made of luxurious fabrics like silk or velvet, and were heavily embellished with zari work, sequins, and jewels. 

Dupatta:The dupatta is a long scarf that is worn over the kurta, angarkha, or lehenga. Dupattas were made of a variety of fabrics, including cotton, silk, and chiffon. They were often decorated with embroidery, prints, or tassels. 

Jewelry:Heeramandi women were known for their love of jewelry. They wore a wide variety of jewelry pieces, including necklaces, earrings, bracelets, anklets, and nose rings.  

Angarkha: The angarkha is a long tunic that flares out from the waist. It was a popular choice for everyday wear among Heeramandi women. Angarkhas were made of cotton or silk, and were often decorated with prints or embroidery.