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WOMEN AT WORK

Laundry, Kerala, South India

In many parts of South India the person who did the laundry (a dhobi) was a man, but throughout Kerala women take the laundry down to the river and washing stones, where they visit while they work. On a typical summer day before the monsoon, a sari spread out on the rocks or on a line will be thoroughly dry before the woman has finished washing the next sari.

 

 

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