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The 1990s Post

The Sari Etc. – 1991-2000 I am not in the least bit a fan of the 90s + its not exactly vintage. For the sake of completion of the series though I will compress everything into a single post. It … Continue reading

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Tumblring

Its easy to post on tumblr, far more difficult to compose a wordpress post, hence the hiatus. Costumes in Deccan Paintings. There is a freshness and vigour to Deccan paintings and it’s always interesting to stumble across them. Dancing Ladies: … Continue reading

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Nargis

Nargis illustrated by colonelhathi at tumblr. I love the daffodils (aka nargis flower) at the side as a finishing touch. ¬†And divine blouse. Here are the screencaps on which it is based. Which kind of makes the illustration even more … Continue reading

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The Monsoon Post

A bodice soaked in cooling water, play-bracelets made of lotus stems, ear ornaments made of acacia flowers, pearl necklaces of jasmine; these and their bodies wet with sandal paste are the magic used by fawn eyed damsels which needs nor … Continue reading

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