Dress

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In India, men and women have a particular way in wish one dresses and traditional Indian wear were worn by the Indians on the plantations. This included dhoti’s worn by men and women wore sari, choli’s, orhni’s, salwar’s garara’s and gangri’s and they also adorned themselves with jewellery such the nakphul, bera, churia, and baju band and they also adorned themselves with Mehendi or Henna which was a paste made from dry leaves that was used to paint the body with tattoos.

 

 

Sub Page – Customs and Beliefs

Copyright © 2014 Reshma Ganness

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