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No doubt sari dinners should come back in vogue:)
Tamara Karsavina, one of Diaghilev’s ballerinas, in the part of Nirilya/Nerilya in The Talisman. The sari doesn’t appear to have pleats and Karsavina has a body stocking underneath. And although the blouse is loose and prettily edged, its the lovely print … Continue reading
Posted in Ballet, Dance, Dancer, Vintage, Vintage Dress, Women
Tagged ballet, saree, saree blouse, Tamara Karsavina, The Talisman, vintage
Jnanadanandini Debi was deeply influenced by the newly-introduced Parsi gara, the kind worn by Lady Bachoobai Nowroji Vakil. By the latter part of the 19th century, Parsi garas or garos—saris with Chinese embroidery in white or variegated silk threads—were introduced … Continue reading
Posted in 1890s, 1900s, 1910s, Vintage, Vintage Blouse, Vintage Dress
Tagged Bengal, blouse, Brahmika Sari, dress reform, india, saree, sari, vintage