The costume and dresses of native Rajasthani people are spectacular combination of cultural lineage and weather proof designing. The garments are loose and flowing clothes and generally cut to cover most of the body. This prevent sunburns from scorching sun rays.
The women of rajasthan shows preference for a brightness of costume. The beauty of clothes of rajasthani women reflect the culture of the state. From sixteen century to nineteen century the rajasthani women wear constitutes:
It is long colourful ankle length skirt with narrow waist that increase in width like a umbrella at base.
KANCHALI OR KURTIS
The rajasthanin female wear kurti or kanchali on upper most part.
Kanchali and kurtis together makes blouse .
Rajasthani women wear odhani or chunari on their head . It is long cotton cloth used as veil. It is ornamented with embroidery and mirror work.
The women of higher status and class wear dupatta and patka.