Vintage Indian Clothing

A brief and non-linear pictorial history of Indian fashion. And the women who are much more than their (often) fabulous clothes.

My "avatar" is usually a photograph of the actress Kanan Devi.

The heavy silver jewellery and skirts of Indian communities from Central and Western India are reflected in early photographs of immigrants to the West Indies. Early immigrants were often indentured labour from the then United Provinces and Eastern India. [X] [X] [X]

The first two pictures are taken in Bombay [X] [X] while the bottom two pictures are of Trinidadian women of Indian origin.

See also Dhurandhar’s watercolour and a portrait of folk dancers in Delhi.

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