On the attire and traditions of a pastoralist nomadic community scattered across the deserts of western India.
Rabari men are distinctive for their white turbans. It is a long piece of cloth and hence, when tied, becomes and can look immense!
The Rabari are a nomadic community, migrating with their cattle during summer to greener areas from dry regions. In the monsoons and winters, they're able to relax at home, usually on a locally-made charpai (a bed with four posts.)
Ludaki (woolen head cloth)
A unique combination of tie-dye and embroidery, this head cloth is normally woven in two parts in wool and joined in the center by multicolored hand embroidery. It is worn by married girls when they go to their husband’s home for the second time after their wedding. Ludaki are not worn by the elderly ladies of the community or widows.