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South Indian woman and child.1867

Photograph of a South Indian woman and child, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections - 1867 - Old Indian Photos

Meena Kumari is known for roles that are melancholic and tragic. Some of her most loved movies are Sahib, Bibi Aur Ghulam and Baiju Bawra.: Meena Kumari – The Tragedy Queen

23 yesteryear actresses who will make you pine for old Bollywood

Indian film actress often cited as 'The Tragedy Queen', both for her frequent portrayal of sorrowful and dramatic roles in her films and her real-life story

Another Tinted Postcard from the Past    vintage sarees saree history saree blouse

Another Tinted Postcard from the Past vintage sarees saree history saree blouse

For those who don’t already know, #Nauvari saree, also known as #kaashtha is a #Maharashtrian saree draping style.!!  #couponraja #theroyale #fashion #saree

Styling tips for Gudi Padwa

Read the article for styling tips to flaunt the traditional Marathi look in a nine-yard Nauvari sari this Gudi Padwa (Maharashtrian New Year).

Parsee ladies in Victorian-inspired saris

Excellent examples of the Parsi sari and blouse and worn in a way so as to demonstrate both the “pallu” and the elaborate blouse. Pic source indicates its taken

Rajmata Krishna Kumari of Marwar and Jodhpur (1926- )    Photo by Madame Yevonde  Vivex colour print, 1937-1938, National Portrait Gallery.

Rajmata Krishna Kumari of Marwar and Jodhpur ) Photo by Madame Yevonde Vivex colour print, National Portrait Gallery.

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