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Neck scarves Cotton in tie dye print serve multiple purposes. It is an important part of the sundresses during summer season in India. It is light in weight and soaks sweat well. Colorful print on these scarves also makes them look very elegant. In summer, women in India generally wear light shade dresses. Block or tie and dye print scarves add a bit of color to otherwise very light dresses. Besides, these cotton scarves can alternate very well as sarongs for beach wear.
Indian cotton scarf is often long and narrow, usually worn on or near the head, for warmth, fashion, cleanliness, or religious purposes. In dry, dusty climates, or in environments where there is a lot of airborne contaminants, a thin scarf is often worn over the head to keep the hair clean. Over time, this custom has evolved into a fashionable item in many cultures, particularly among women. Scarves in India have a significant place and traditional value. They are significant because they are considered a protector of women's integrity. Women's outfit in India is considered incomplete without a long scarf. The fabric of a scarf can be cotton, chiffon, georgette, silk, net or sometimes mixed too. These are integral parts of the salwar kurta, lehenga, and churidar. With cultural exposure from Europe, these scarves found their way to the western wardrobes too.