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The Shawl Post

I did a series of posts on shawls on tumblr that started in the early winter. We are past that now but still in winter so rug up for the ride:) Unless you are in the Southern Hemisphere i.e. In … Continue reading

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Bits n Pieces

William Gedney in Benares. Zohra is 101. Early 19th century attire for young Bengali gentlemen – (X), (X) Ornaments for the hair and arm. Ornaments : 1st century AD to the 19th century.

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The Royalty Post

“The Maharaja of Indore came to the studio to be photographed, also in Western clothes-sack suit and formal evening dress. He was young, tall and very elegant“  Cartier wearing aesthete, photographed by Man Ray (a particularly fruitfulphoto session) and Bassano, painted by Bernard Boutet De Monvel  (also X,he also painted … Continue reading

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On Indian Men

  A break from the usual – some random posts on the attire adopted by Indian men.

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