The Widow Toy-Seller
This woman sells handmade and handpainted toys at the market Her... Photo d'actualité 158346576Adulte,Artisanat,Bengale occidental,Femmes,Horizontal,Inde,Jouet,Marché,Peinture,Religion,VendrePhotographer Rita BanerjiCollection: Moment © 2007 Rita Banerji www.ritabanerji.comThis woman sells hand-made and hand-painted toys at the market. Her white sari indicates she is a widow, since widows are not allowed to wear color in India. Women were also not allowed to use the potter's wheel, so this is unusual to see. Widows were also supposed to shave their heads, and her long hair colored black is another form of resistance.