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The War Effort Post

Training for Air Raid Precautions, Bombay 1942. All the sarees are worn Parsi style. Its kind of interesting that the blouse as a form of sedreh worn under the sari is relatively unchanged over two decades or so. As are … Continue reading

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Noor Inayat Khan

Noor Inayat Khan in the 1920s on the harp.  That sari is very much of the decade but more than the fashion it’s Noor’s story that is inspiring.  She died in a concentration camp in 1944 and is one of the … Continue reading

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