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I am moving so next post will be a while coming. In the meantime, to round out the kickass ladies posts I had one earlier: The Rani of Jhansi Polo Playing Ladies of the 17th century

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  A saree break. The previous modifier of dress – especially in North India – was of course Islamic rule. ┬áThere is a great deal of variation within this from fitted tunics to serious trouser flares. These styles live on … Continue reading

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