The Nautch Post

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Ongoing posts on Indian dance, particularly in the 19th/early 20th century.

This painting is Edwin Lord Weeks’  Nautch Girls emerging from the Taj Mahal. Weeks’  paintings of India have a number of quotidian details and I particularly like this one.

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A potted history of Indian clothing and fashion.
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