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India Hand of Rajasthani Bride with Red Henna and Gold Bracelets (Close Up of Hand)

India Hand of Rajasthani Bride with Red Henna and Gold Bracelets (Close Up of Hand)

Ceramic Rajasthani bride doll wearing traditional costume. Her dress is called a Lehenga, which consists of a blouse (choli), long skirt (ghagra), and veil (dupatta). Her ghagra and choli are red and gold silk brocade, and the dupatta is gold chiffon with gold applique flowers, silver trim and fringed edges. The doll is adorned with a gold headpiece (rakhri), earrings, bracelets, necklace, and nose ring (nath). Her face is hand painted with the traditional Hindu markings and she has henna on her hand. The stand says: "Brides of India: Rajasthan. Shankar's International Dolls Museum New Delhi (India)." This figure stands 14 inches (36 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Asia, Ceramic, Hinduism, India Miscellaneous, Jewelry
Keywords: All_India_Bride, Asia, Hindu, India, Rajasthani, bride, choli, doll, dupatta, female, figurine, ghagra, hand made, hand painted, handcrafted, henna, jewelry, lady, lehenga, nath, nose ring, rakhri, silk, traditional costume, wedding, woman
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.04
F Number: 20
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23641