05 April 2015

Admiring Dupattas in India

The dupatta is a long, multi-purpose scarf that is essential to many South Asian women's suits and matches the woman's garments. The dupatta is most commonly used with the shalwar kameez and the kurta, but is also worn over the choli or gharara. The dupatta has long been a symbol of modesty and beauty in South Asian dress.

It’s worn in many regional styles across India. While the symbolism of modesty still continues, many today wear it as just a decorative accessory. There is no single way of wearing the dupatta, and as time evolves and fashion modernizes, the style of the dupatta has also evolved. The dupatta is traditionally worn across both shoulders and around head. The material for the dupatta varies according to the suit.

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When entering a mosquedargahchurchgurdwara or mandir, it is the habit on the Indian subcontinent for women to cover their head with a dupatta.

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Street portraits of Asian people with their distinctive ethnic headgear in Matt Hahnewald's

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