Colored Powder in Containers
Piles of colored powder in containers sold in the market place in Mysore, India. It is used to draw designs on the floor in front of homes and by doorways, they call it Rangoli. After the front is swept and swabbed early in the morning the ground is decorated by the hands of a skillful woman of the household. It is also used in the a festival called Holi, welcoming spring. It is a fun festival, people go around the neighborhood throwing color on each other.