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Marapachi Bommai

Posted by
sabgun (Hyderabad, India) on 7 January 2013 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

These are traditional hand crafted dolls from Southern India, the name literary translating to "Wooden Doll". They come in pairs, male & female, and are handed down from one generation to another and especially tonewly married couples. The dolls can be very intricately carved.

NIKON D600 1/3 second F/4.2 ISO 400 48 mm (35mm equiv.)
 

NIKON D600
1/3 second
F/4.2
ISO 400
48 mm (35mm equiv.)

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