The Light of Asia/Prem Sanyas


Seeta Devi, 1925 (by pictosh)

You can see an example of the breast band in The Light of Asia/Prem Sanyas. The film is about the life of Gautama Buddha with Seeta Devi playing the Buddha’s wife.

There are a number of stills at memsaab’s site, the opening scenes of the movie appear to be set in 1920s India.

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