Frida Kahlo in Indian Saree

And what we can learn from this 1947 photograph

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From the right Nayantara Sahgal, Frida Kahlo, Rita Dar. Image from Borderandfall Instagram post.

Nayantara and Rita can be imagined as younger sisters who want to play/ women of a new India, and Frida as the elder sister looking after them/ woman who teaches us to explore our identities, souls and bodies irrespective of the social pressures and norms. Was there ever a more fitting image?

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Courtesy Nayantara Sahgal https://caravanmagazine.in/essay/voice-dissent
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Frida Kahlo- Photographer Gisèle Freund
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The Two Fridas by Frida Kahlo

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