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A Fakir man and wife of south India. Gouache painting.

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Date

1815


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    Fakier cast. Religion mendicant. Worshippers of Mahomet. Travel about. They marry. Language Arabic and Hindustanee: reside chiefly among their own sect on the Malabar coast and other places. Women left always at home.



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