Merry Christmas to everyone and happy holidays! Watercolour by Manishi Dey.
Posted in 1960s, 20th century, Art, Asia, Bengal, Costume, Culture, ghaghra, indian art, Indian Dress, Indian Women, Paintings, regional styles, vintage art, Vintage Dress, vintage sari, Women
Tagged 1960s, art, Bengal, Christmas, delhi art gallery, fir, fire, Manishi Dey, vintage, vintage art, Vintage India, winter
It’s been difficult for me to update this blog along with tumblr as I am a little hard pressed for time. The only significant thing that I need to update here are a series of posts I am doing on … Continue reading
Posted in 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 19th century, 20th century, Bengal, British Raj, Colonial, Early 20th Century, Flapper, Indian Dress, Indian fashion, Indian History, Indian Women, Sari, Sari Blouse, Vintage, Vintage Blouse, vintage fashion, vintage sari
Tagged Colonial, sari, sari blouse, sari history, vintage, Vintage Fashion, Vintage India
Marilyn Silverstone‘s 1959 photograph of Waheeda Rehman. More on her here.
Posted in 1950s, Actor, Old Bollywood, Photography, Sari, Sari Blouse, Women
Tagged indian cinema, Marilyn Silverstone, photography, photojournalist, sari blouse, Vintage India, vintage sari, Waheeda Rehman, women photographers
There aren’t a whole lot of period dramas in India though they turn up now and then, often in Bengali cinema with Tagore stories being remade often. I am not a stickler for detail in period drama neither do I … Continue reading
Posted in 1900s, India, Sari, Sari Blouse, Television, Vintage, Vintage Blouse
Tagged blouse, Doordarshan, Gora, Period Drama, saree blouse, sari, Tagore, Vintage India
Rehana Mogul’s very demure blouse with the puff sleeves common for young women and girlish plaits contrasted with a hitched up sari (was it a sari or just draped cloth?). The pic source site has interesting bits on the modern girl in … Continue reading
Posted in 1930s, 20th century, Art, Colonial, Photography, Sari, Sari Blouse
Tagged 1930s, Bombay, Homai Vyarawalla, Modern Girl, photography, saree, vintage, Vintage India