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The Ayah Post-3

A look at how past fashions influence modern fashions: Detail from Warren Hastings with his wife and Indian maid, painted sometime between 1784-87. Floor length ÔÇťanarkalis” (no doubt known by a different name) can be spotted in 18th century/19th century … Continue reading

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Tumblr Posts

  As always the tumblr posts have raced ahead of wordpress: 1. The half-saree aka pavadai-davani of South India. 2. Mekhela-Chador (I love these and they look splendid on my friend, Mosushumi Kandali. 3. Balika Badhu or the Girl Bride. … Continue reading

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