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Indian Women and their Chores

Photographs by K. L. Kamat
First Online: April 07, 2003
Page Last Updated: November 01, 2016


Inspired by Lauren Greenfield's photographs on the same name, and similar theme, we've complied this exhibit of Indian women (girls, women, and ladies) going about their life.

Table of Contents

Muthaides or "Blessed Women"
Women are called upon at every Hindu ritual to bless the occasion
Shakti the Woman Power
Gossipping Women
Guests Chatting at a Wedding
Wedding of Tulsidas Kamat, Honavar, 1980

Sisters-in-Law Sharing a Playful Moment
The joint-family structure of India allowed for deep and long lasting friendship between relatives
Woman Culture
Women Assisting a Bride

A Mother Braids Daughter's Hair
Forest of H.D. Kote near Mysore
Tribal Women in front of their Hut
Women Culture
Exchange of Red and Yellow
Ladies honoring each other by exchanging kumkum and turmeric powder

Girls Dancing at a Coorgi Wedding
Celebrating Women
Pink Lips
Miss Pink Lips
Girl applying lipstick

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Girl Strikes a Dance PositionGirls Arriving for a WeddingWomen Assisting a BrideGossiping Indian WomenWomen in Silk Sarees and Welcome Bouquets
A Mother Braids Daughters HairGirl Friends Girls Dancing at a Coorgi Wedding Miss Pink Lips Sisters-in-Law Sharing a Playful Moment
Muslim Girl of KurvaIndian Women in Silk SareesGuests Chatting at a WeddingGirl Gets Help Putting on a SareeMuthaides or Blessed Women
Exchange of Red and YellowBride and  her Best Friend Exchange of Turmeric and KumkumA Young Girl being helped with the Red DotGirls Drying Long Hair
Gossipping Girls

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