India. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses. The Feminin Costume of the World. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses. Part VII. India. Plate 7.
The pleasure-grounds belonging to the Taj Mahal are watered daily during the dry season; and they are clothed in perpetual verdure, while the surrounding country is a wilderness.
Moamariahs are not all of the same caste or race; but the majority are Ahoms.
Of the Mishmi tribe who are in habits of intercourse with Asam, the Miju or Mizhu live in the farthest East.
The carpenters of Bengal. Besides ordinary work in wood, they carve conch-shells into bracelets, make images of the gods, and paint religious pictures.
Limbu. Male and female.
Ornamental Metal Work from East India. Contributed by the Rao of Kutch. Gauntlet cavalry-sword, lephant-driver’s spear, open-cut steel ankus, gold inlaid battle-axe, horn priming-flask, rhinoceros-hide shield, gold-plated lance of state.
Bayadere. Indian dancer.
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.
Resident costume of Lahore, Pakistan in 1840. Habitant de Lahore. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.