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The tikli or spangle is worn in the Hindustāni Districts and not in the south. It consists of a small piece of lac over which is smeared vermilion, while above it a piece of mica or thin glass is fixed … Continue reading
Gaganendranath Tagore‘s “Respecting Women?” illustration of 1916. (via sotheby’s). Things haven’t changed vastly in a 100 odd years.
The modern girl in another Tagore’s illustration is again the subject of satire. This is from Gaganendranath Tagore’s cartoons. At least for a period of time socks and shoes worn with a sari seems to have been very popular. (Source: artnewsnviews.com)