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The Red Sari

Then when the lamps were lit, I should put on my red dress and it would be thin as a veil, and would wind about my body, and billow out as I came into the room, pirouetting. It would make … Continue reading

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Two Women

The Colours of India: Abanindranath Tagore, Jamuna,1926. [X] Norman Rockwell, Portrait of an Indian art student (1962). [X]

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Vintage Illustration

Gaganendranath Tagore‘s “Respecting Women?” illustration of 1916. (via sotheby’s). Things haven’t changed vastly in a 100 odd years.

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