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Title:

Portrait of a female, Gujarati rabari (Iconographic document)

Creator:

Demski, Dagnosław

Place of publishing:

Bachchau ; Kutch District ; Gujarat

Date issued/created:

[1992]

Description:

Photography (scan from a slide). Portrait of a group of women in traditional clothing meaning that they belong to the shepherds rabari. They have remained temporarily around Bachchau, and came from Banaskantha District. Pose for a photo in festive clothes - women long dark skirts and woolen veils (ludi). On the necks have a traditional necklaces (siyal), and in the ears golden earrings (nagla) it indicates the status of the marriage, or in a the case of children - fiancee. One of the women is dressed up especially replacing the traditional to a modern urban clothing

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; social culture ; social life ; material culture ; portrait of women ; gujarati rabari ; garment

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

image/jpeg

Source:

part 1, box 6, 0029

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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