The grace of four moons dress, adornment, and the art of the body in modern India

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Shukla, Pravina.
Corporate Authors: American Council of Learned Societies., ACLS Humanities E-Book (Organization)
Series:Material culture.
Online Access:Link to e-book
Physical Description:xi, 498 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-490) and index.
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2008]
Table of Contents:
  • Body art in Banaras
  • Getting ready
  • Gaze, sacred and secular
  • Shopping for clothes
  • Weaving saris
  • Making jewelry
  • Kanhaiya Lal
  • Shopping along the Vishvanath Gali
  • Assembling bangle sets
  • Nina Khanchandani
  • Neelam Chaturvedi
  • Mukta Tripathi
  • After the wedding
  • Before the wedding
  • The wedding
  • The study of body art.