Tag Archives: Indonesia

The Kebaya Post

Now and then I like to look at fashions east of India. Especially the kain-kebaya which you can still spot in everyday use. I spotted an Indonesian book of fashion illustrations (Cantik Elegan dengan Kebaya XL aka¬† Beautiful and Elegant … Continue reading

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The SE Asia/East Asia Post

South-East Asia/East Asia 1. Thailand (1905) 2. Cambodia (1928) 3. Laos (1930) 4. Bali (1935) 5. Malaysia (Peranakan) 1930s 6. Indonesia (1940) 7. Vietnam (1930) 8. China (1930s) 9. Korea 10. Japan (1930s). I have spent a fair bit of … Continue reading

Posted in 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, Asia, China, Colonial, Costume, Culture, Dress Reform, Early 19th century, East Asia, fashion, Girls, historical costume, History, Photography, Postcards, South East Asia, Studio Portraits, Vintage Blouse, Vintage Dress, vintage fashion, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Epic Post

One of the central and much discussed events of the Mahabharata involves the sari – the loss of Draupadi in a game of dice and her disrobing in the royal assembly. Draupadi is in seclusion, her single garment stained with … Continue reading

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