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The Postcard Post

 

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The Postcard Post

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The Postcard Post

 

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The Postcard Post

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Extract from Suniti Devi’s autobiography

No doubt sari dinners should come back in vogue:)

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The Ballet Post

  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

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The Brahmika Sari

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

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