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Pounding rice

Pounding rice

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1895

Shelfmark: Photo 15/10(24)

Item number: 24

Length: 19.8

Width: 15

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a group of Kashmiri women in the modern-day state of Jammu and Kashir in India, taken by an unknown photographer in the 1890s. The two standing women are pounding rice with wooden poles in a vessel. The older woman squatting on the left is separating grains of rice while the young girl standing behind her shows a good back view of a traditional female Kashmiri hairstyle.

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