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Family of shepherds dheberiya rabari(father and daughter) (Iconographic document)


Demski, Dagnosław

Place of publishing:

Bhuj ; Kutch District ; Gujarat

Date issued/created:



Photography (scan from a slide), heavily damaged. People dressed in characteristic rabari shepherds garments from group dheberiya. Garment, colors and design indicate membership of the appropriate subgroup. Man in white - trousers, caftan and turban, a woman in black – skirt, caftan, long woolen veil on head without pattern (which indicates women from group dheberiya). Photo taken on alley (homestead and farm) (vad, phaliya), where an extended family (members of one lineage) lives in. On the left fragment of couch for sleeping on the outside of the house, moreover animals – cow and dog

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; social culture ; social life ; material culture ; shepherds rabari (dheberiya) ; garment ; village ; Kutch ; Gujarat

Resource Type:





part 1, box 1, 0001


Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund



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