Category Archives: India

Fashion and Costumes from India

Indian plantation workers at Malabar around 1910.

Malabar, Kerala, pepper, plantation, Asia, Kolonialismus, Joan Berenice ReynoldsMalabar pepper plantation

Plantation workers harvest pepper in the historic, fabulous Malabar, today’s Kerala, one of the few remaining matriachates (The caste of Nair)  in the world. Continue reading

India. Garments, Dresses. Principal Costumes.

India dresses, garments, Fashion History, Costumes, Paul Louis de Giafferri

Plate 3. Dresses and Garments.

India. Garments, Dresses. Principal Costumes.

The Feminine Costume of the World. Dresses. Part VII. India. Plate 3.
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India. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses.

India, Headdresses, Hats, Coiffures, Fashion, History, Paul Louis de Giafferri

India. Plate 7. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses.

India. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses.

The Feminin Costume of the World. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses. Part VII. India. Plate 7.
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Ruins about the Taj Mahal, Agra.

Taj Mahal, Agra, India. Mughal, architecture. Shah Jahan., Mumtaz Mahal

Taj Mahal, Agra.

Ruins about the Taj Mahal, Agra.

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Muttuck, Asam. Male and Female.

Muttuck, Asam tribe. India 19th century.

Male and Female from Muttuck, Asam.

Male and Female from Muttuck, Asam.

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Mizhu or Mizu, Mishmis. Bengal India Tribe.

India Tribe Mizhu. Mizu. Bengal. Mishmis. Tribal Costumes. 19th century

Group of Mizhu or Mizu Mishmis.

Group of Mizhu or Mizu Mishmis.

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Sutars, Carpenters, Bengal.

Traditional India costume. Dravidian. Sutars, Carpenters, Bengal.

A Group of Sutars, Carpenters, Bengal. Mongolo-Dravidian Type.

A Group of Sutars, Carpenters, Bengal.

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Limbu. Male and female.

Kiranti. Limbu. Traditional India costumes. Tribal costume.

Female Limbu.

Limbu. Male and female.

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Ornamental Metal Work from East India.

Armour. Persia, Metal Work. India armour. Ornamented Weapons. Koftgari-work. Kotli artisans. bidri-work. wootz. brass-work. middle ages.

Ornamented Weapons and metal work

Ornamental Metal Work from East India.

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Bayadere. Indian dancer.

Indian dancer. Bayadere. Devadasi. Dance costume. Bayaderes. Sacred dance

Bayadere. Devadasi

Bayadere. Indian dancer.

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Muhammad Humayun second ruler of the Mughal Empire.

India Mughal Empire. Muhammad Humayun. Mughal costumes

Nasir ud din Muhammad Humayun

Muhammad Humayun second ruler of the Mughal Empire.

Nasir ud din Muhammad Humayun (Persian نصیر الدین محمد همایون, 1508-1556) was the second ruler of the Mughal Empire of India and ruled until 1540 and 1530 of from 1555 until 1556.

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