Tag Archives: Indian Art

The Food Post

The iconography of Annapurna is given in the Agamas as a youthful goddess of red complexion having a face round like moon, three eyes, high breasts; the left hand carrying a vessel set with rubies and containing honey, and the … Continue reading

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The Bengal Sari

The stripes and greens of a Bengal sari. All prints by Lalu Prasad Shaw.

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In the West

  Indra Dugar‘s paintings of the 1940s-the colours and costumes suggest Rajasthan/Gujarat.

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Orange is the New Black – 2

Untitled, MV Dhurandhar, 1917

Posted in 1920s, Art, Asia, Early 19th century, fashion, Indian Dress, Indian fashion, Indian Women, Paintings, Sari, Sari Blouse, vintage art, Vintage Blouse, vintage fashion, vintage sari | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Ancient India Post

Rather just a look at 2 early 20th century paintings recreating the era. From dawn until late into the night I worked. By day I copied the parts of the wall that were well lit, and by night I shifted on to … Continue reading

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