The wedding attire in traditional Meghalaya wedding is unique and ornimental intrinsic to the culture of Meghalaya. She wears a dhara or Jainesm as it is known in local language. Traditionally, a portion of the bride’s wedding attire as well as jewelry is given by the groom. For her wedding day, the bride is dressed in a traditional Khasi ceremonial dress that stands out with bright colours of red and orange..


  • Title: The Traditional Dhara or Jainesm
  • Date Created: 2016
  • Location: Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Type: Photograph
  • Contributor: Husnara Kharbhih model, jewelry and sostume Kristilian Kharbhih

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