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Shashwati Women's Museum

First Online: January 01, 2002
Page Last Updated: January 29, 2014

Introduction

One of the best kept secrets of Bangalore city  is the Shashwati Women's Museum at the N.M.K.R.V. College. Founded by the great educator/scholar C.N. Mangala (popular by her pen name Chi. Na. Mangala - picture - memoir), it showcases arts and artifacts depicting the life of women in India though the ages. Artifacts include tools women used for household chores, examples of women's art, handicrafts, ornaments, and means of infant care. Here are some pictures from Shashwati (meaning durable or inveterate) Museum Collection.

Pictures from Women's Museum

See Also:

  • Women of India -- Frequently asked questions and articles on the roles and status of women in India. Includes biographies, topics on Sati, widows, history and artifacts.

  • Search for more pictures from the Shashwati Collection

  • Artifacts of Heritage -- An assorted collection of historical and cultural artifacts from the Indian subcontinent


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 Pictures from Shashwati Museum

A holy lamp from  the <I>Shashvati</I> collection in BangaloreKamadhenu the Wish Fulfilling CowThe Mother of God
A Toy CradleNut-crackerJute Embroidery -- Work of a Rural Artist
The Suckling Child --Embroidered WorkA Nutcracker Styled as Yaksha-Yakshi

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