Mulgaokar’s art

Filmy costumes for mythological/historical figures in Raghuvir Mulgaokar’s 1953 paintings/calendar art.

Pic 1: Mastani  – this outfit aka a kameez that has a tight fitted bodice and skirt and the jhoomar for the hair is both particular to films and also late 19th century.
Pic 2 (below pic 1): Padmini – kind of Hindi film does Rajasthani costumes.
Pic 3: Devayani – a flowing dress with a girdle (or sometimes a sari) is often used to depict mythological figures.

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