POSTAGE STAMP ON INDIAN FASHION – BRAHMIKA SARI,PATHARE PRABHU ,SILVER SCREEN & TRADITIONAL PARSI ATTIRE 12-06-2019
Date of issue: 12-06-2019
Fashion is a universal subject , a language understand and spoken by one and all. Fashion is one of the most popular modes of expression. It Describes the ever-changing style of clothes worm by those with cultural status. Fashions vary greatly within a society over time and are affected by age, occupation, location and social class.
The Parsi style of wearing the saree adopted by Jnanadanandini Devi, wife of Satyendranath Tagore came to be known as Brahmika saree, because it was adopted by the Brahmo Samaj women.
The Pathare Prabhus immigrated from Patan, Gujarat to Mumbai in the 13th century and were among the first few inhabitants of Bombay. Their dressing were inspired by English fashion trends of their time.
Indian fashion always take its cues from cinema. The Silver screen is the trendsetter in Indian Fashion. Devika Rani was the first lady of Indian Cinema who took the position of Indian Cinema to global standards.
In Parsi Attire, Parsi women wear the Gujarathi sari, but with the few style changes. The traditional Parsi sari made of embroidered fabric is called as GARA.
Denomination: 500p, 500p, 1200p & 1200p
Stamps Printed: 500000 each
Miniature Sheet Printed: 110000
Printing Process: Wet Offset
Printer: India Security Press, Nashik