June 5, 2016
The Blue Veil of Ladakh
Talk by Jaina Mishra

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Ladakh - a region that lies hidden in the heart of the Himalayas, boasts of the most extravagant and heaviest bridal headdress ever made in the history of mankind. In this talk we explored the cultural and artistic significance of the Blue Veil, the turquoise-laden Perak headdress

Jaina Mishra is a passionate student of vanishing cultures and traditional arts. She has curated textile art exhibitions, written for Hali and her award-winning cultural photographs have been exhibited in several cities. Jaina holds an MBA degree from Bombay University and is also a member of MENSA.

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