Tag Archives: Attia Hosain

The Writers in Sari Post

Attia Hosain’s wedding trousseau also appeared to include sarees if this picture is any indication. The practice of covering the head in the early decades of the 20th century makes it difficult to spot the kind of blouse but that … Continue reading

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The Muslim Wedding Post

The Saif-Kareena wedding….here is the posed studio photo and the wedding dress. Which has similarities in style with Attia Hossain’s wedding dress of 1933. Though described as a saree, it’s more likely a “wedding joda” with a heavy skirt.  Also I think I … Continue reading

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