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The Brahmika drape

I had an anon question on tumblr as an earlier question on wordpress that I will answer here together as they are kind of related. 1. I saw an early 19th century painting which showed women in a blouse and … Continue reading

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The School Uniform Post

14 November:  Mr Nehru’s birth anniversary and Children’s Day in India. The older pupils of this girls school in 1880s India are all in Parsi style saris and long blouses.  Source: columbia.edu

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