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Title:

Portrait, kachchi rabari (Iconographic document)

Creator:

Demski, Dagnosław

Place of publishing:

Bhujodi ; Kutch District ; Gujarat

Date issued/created:

[1994]

Description:

Photography (scan from a slide). Picture of poor quality. Portrait shows members of the family from the village inhabited by kachchi rabari. The man is dressed in traditional costume of the shepherds - white with purple-black turban on his head. Next to him is standing an elderly woman dressed in black with no jewelry - a widow. Young woman wearing a similar outfit, but additionally wearing jewelry - long gold earrings (nagla) and silver necklace (khanti). The other girls in the age of 16 are dressed in the typical attire for the younger generation of the group - colorful skirts and kaftan. The characteristic silver necklaces on (siyal) girls and children represent the status of engagement

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; social culture ; social life ; material culture ; rural architecture ; portrait ; garment ; kachchi rabari

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

image/jpeg

Source:

part 2, box 2, 0006

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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