Jewellery worn by weavers of Madras
Photographer: Madras School of Industrial Arts
Medium: Photographic print
Studio portrait of three weavers, two young women and a child, displaying jewellery, at Madras in Tamil Nadu, taken in c. 1870, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. This photograph is attributed to the Madras School of Industrial Arts which was an important training centre for photographers in the area, established in 1850. The two women pictured here are wearing rings, earrings, noserings, bracelets, necklaces, and anklets.