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Rabaris from the southern part of Sindh, Pakistan (Iconographic document)


Demski, Dagnosław

Place of publishing:

Badin region ; Badin District ; Sindh ; Pakistan

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Photography (scan from a slide). The picture shows women rabari. Dressed in traditional clothes - two of them have a long veils (ludi) from stitched squares with geometric patterns with mirrors. Others have cheap veils made of artificial fibers in the colors yellow, green, red and blue. Sitting in a cottage, which walls are made of reeds. Men standing next to Muslim woman from a neighboring village. Rabari from the southern part of the Sindh live in the area from Badina to the Nagar Parkar area. They have common roots from rabari shepherds living in the District of Kutch. They were separated after the establishment of the border between India and Pakistan. The remaining Hindus are living among the followers of Islam

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; social culture ; social life ; material culture ; : Rabaris from Sindh ; Pakistan

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part 1, box 9, 0052


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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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