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Category Archives: Edwardian
A look at families from the late 19th century till about the 1980s. Its impossible for me to do justice to the many photographs documenting families across region, religion and caste so this is just a sample. First up, North … Continue reading
I mentioned in previous posts that Jnanadanandini was influenced by the blouse and sari style of Parsi women in Bombay. Here are a few examples. Most have “ribbon border” sari with motifs on the ribbon is quite common in Parsi … Continue reading
And the princess of Cooch-Behar in a blouse that shows a more demure Edwardian influence. Also from the National Portrait Gallery. And another princess of Cooch-Behar in what appears to be Edwardian costume. More on her here.