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Marapachi Dolls all dressed up
Marapachi Dolls all dressed up (Photo credit: GoDakshin)

Marapachi bommais are the predecessors of the modern day barbie dolls.The feel of the bommais in your hands is a different one which gives a remembrance of our long gone ancestors.These dolls are traditionally given to married woman by her mother during the time of her wedding so she can remember her wedding day whenever she sees the pair of dolls. These dolls are dressed in wedding attire and it makes her remember the day forever in those yesteryear days when there was  no photography.

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