Isabella De Maddalena, documentary, portrait, photographer, photography, women, India, wedding, Delhi, marriage, Milan, Milano, Italy, Italia
New Delhi, India, January 21, 2011. Marriage of Sumedha and Sapan. Sumedha during the propitiatory celebrations for the Bride. Sumedha's face is massaged by family members with a paste of turmeric, a spice known for its purifying qualities. Turmeric is also used in Ayurvedic medicine.