south india


What if The Avengers were from South India? 


1.  A Maratha brahmin girl from Tanjore (Tamil Nadu) holding a marigold garland 2. A Tamil girl wearing jasmine flowers in her hair and a silk sari for a temple visit 3. A Muslim lady with a headdress of jasmine blossom and  pearls sewn into her hair and a silk and gold gauze dupatta worn over a coloured coat for outdoor wear 4. The daughter of a Muslim merchant from Triplicane in a red and gold bordered dupatta and silver anklets. 

From Lady Lawley’s illustrations for Southern India (1914)