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The Girls Post

  From this week’s series on costumes for young girls.

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Late Mughal Period Costumes

Woman’s Court Costume: Silk with gold and silver braid and pompoms. Lucknow, C.1830-40.  This extravagant costume would have been worn by a dancer or noblewoman at the flamboyant Lucknow Court, although the fashion for exaggeratedly wide trousers like these worn … Continue reading

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The North East Post

A look at Manipur in North-East India. The phanek is like the sarong and was traditionally worn without a blouse, above the breast.  Eventually it was worn as a tubular skirt/sarong with the blouse and a piece of cloth draped across the upper … Continue reading

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