Tag Archives: karnataka

there is the saree, and then the half saree

8 Sep

image credits :http://www.flickr.com/photos/dlucilet_mscottc/2969908236/sizes/l/in/photostream/

not familiar with the half saree ? the woman in the centre wears it.  half saree/sari is  mostly worn by girls once they reached 14-15 years.  and most common in the southern part of the country..

The half saree , a atraditional way of dressing , always preluded the saree,  is almost on its ways to extinction. the salwar kurta  takes its place  and is considered more forward looking, even in the rural areas, where the tatters of traditional garments still had its last looks until recently

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tends to the sheep and weaves blankets – from Karnataka, a Gorava

3 Mar

:image credits: Suyog Gaidhani.

The shirt is not part of his traditional garment.

toy artisans of yesterday, giving life today.

22 Aug

toysandchannapatnaimage credits : deepsan. check  flickr for moretoys1image credits  manzu

Famously called the Channapatna toys.

” i am a farmer. the harvest is over, and i am collecting hay for the animals.”

11 Aug

image credits:freebird robinson

the men wear *mundu

18 Jul

image credits :Thaha

*mundu, a white cloth draped around the waist, which covers the waist to the ankles