The Needle Craft of Banjaras

Clothing is a language through which people can tell stories about themselves, their community, and their place in the world. History, myths, cultural patterns are transformed in women's hands to create the costume that identifies their tribe.A Banjara woman in her traditional costume, in the picture above. Her costume is as colourful and picturesque as her ornamentation. The bright coloured cotton skirt and ghagra is voluminous and is thickly embroidered ...

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