11/03/2016 1:06 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST

Draped In Memories: 17 Women Wear Saris That Belonged To Their Mothers [PHOTOS]

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One of almost every Indian woman’s most precious inheritances is a sari that once belonged to her mother. Arts and humanities website Soup has beautifully showcased the memories and meanings laden in these nine yards of fabric. They featured women of different ages wearing their mothers' saris and taking a walk down memory lane.

Though the website approached nine women initially, their campaign on Facebook led to eight other women from different parts of the country (and one from London) eagerly sharing photographs of themselves draped in their mothers’ saris, along with a short yet beautiful story.

Here they are:

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