Rajasthani women’s attire
July 18, 2011 • Photography & Travel
The women in Rajasthan are always elegantly and colorfully draped in saris or ghaghra cholis. These silk or cotton saris are often embroidered to enhance their look giving it a touch of finesse that can often denote a person of wealthier resources. The embroideries are done with gold or silver threads and sometimes even incorporating semi precious stones as well. The less well-to-do in the community will however use colored stones, silken threads or such to create the floral embroidery to add a touch of class to the sari.
Day eight in our month long series of photos on Rajasthan. This photo was taken in a remote home about 45-minutes outside the village of Khejarla.
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