Custom-built for Maharaja Holkar, presented at the London Motor Show and eventually smuggled, the ‘Duesy’ was among the most expensive cars built in the 1930s.
While the iconic Peacock Throne takes center stage in several anecdotes, a ‘Peacock Gown’ has its own share of claims to fame. LHI chronicles this piece of art that won it acclaim the world over.
The traditional embroidery phulkari, represents a ‘living’ tradition that can be traced back hundreds of years and continues to this day.
An anonymous, bizzare order from an ‘Indian Prince’ created a ripple in 19th century Paris. What is intriguing is how his identity remained under wraps, till 1975!