Mehndi ancient IndiBody art

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New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2006], c2002.
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Mehndi is traditional painting of intricate patterns drawn on hands and feet with natural dye extracted from henna leaves, says mehndi artist Smarahjit Jana. In addition to numerous demonstrations of mehndi being applied, this program shows the gathering and preparation of henna leaves, discusses types of mehndi patterns and their significance, and describes different purposes of mehndi. More than mere adornment, this venerable form of body art is an important part of Indian culture.
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11 & up.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

(20062002). Mehndi: ancient IndiBody art . Infobase.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

20062002. Mehndi: Ancient IndiBody Art. New York, N.Y.: Infobase.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mehndi: Ancient IndiBody Art New York, N.Y.: Infobase, 20062002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Mehndi: Ancient IndiBody Art Infobase, 20062002.

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