When spring came, tender-limbed Radha wandered
Like a flowering creeper in the forest wilderness,
Seeking Krishna in his many haunts.
The god of love increased her ordeal,
Tormenting her with fevered thoughts,
And her friend sang to heighten the mood. (from the Gita Govinda). 

The many images (and attire) of Radha – 1. Radha on a terrace (Kishangarh, 19th century) 2) Radha by Ustad Allah Bux 3) Radhika by AR Chughtai 4) Radha by Raja Ravi Varma 5) A modern interpretation. Full post here.

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A potted history of Indian clothing and fashion.
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