Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Why do we so often give shawls, sarees, etc as presents?

Anyone know why we Indians so often give shawls, sarees etc as presents, specially to honour people?

Apparently, there was also an old Middle Eastern custom of providing special clothes to each wedding guest!

Any other cultures where it is customary to give clothes as presents?


  1. Several years ago I received a pair of slacks as a gift from from Korean students.

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