Myanmar Traditional Cloth

Traditional Myanmar Cloth

Longyi in its modern form became popular during the British colonial period and replaced the traditional paso of men and the htamein of women in pre-colonial times. Discover Viviana's forum "Myanmar Traditional Dresses" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Traditional dresses, Beautiful dresses and Beautiful dresses. So what's so special about Burmese clothes? Cachin men wear shirts, traditional jackets, sarong-like longyis or trousers.


Myanmar has about 135 different ethnical groups. The main breeds are Bamar, Shan, Kayin, Chin, Kachin, Kayah, Mon and Rakhine. All of them have their own dialects, traditions, cultures, legends and traditional costumes. Traditional costumes include "longyi" (sarong) and "eingyi" (blouse) & (shirt). Hundreds of years ago, Myanmar was first visited by Indian, Tibetan and Mongolian population.

As King Anawyatha won the war in India, he also carried along India's customs and civilizations. It was at this point that Myanmar's Hindu civilization was influential. Men wearing a chequered pattern, check or striped "Longyi" in all colours. Traditional Kayin "longyi" has bounded sound red tones with horizonal stripe in the center.

The Kachin "longyi" is available in the colours dark violet, darker and more... The Mon Iongyi is set in small squares on top of white, in the center with horizontally striped, looks like in Kayin "longyi". China "longyi is like Bamar "longyi" But it has a colum. The outfits of Shan and Kayah are completely different because they are wearing casual pants.

Shorts have a tan, mauve, terra cotta or gray colour, but Kayah pants are only available in mauve. The traditional "Longyis" have a length of about 2m. That'?s the cloth for the work in progress. In order to carry them, they bind the front of the "Longyi" together to form two small sheets of fabric, then they turn them to half a node, whereby they insert one end at the waist and let the other stick out of the other.

Men tying their pants like "longyi" Kayah men tying them to their pants like tortoises. Bamiar, Kachin, Mon, Shoan, Kayah and Rakhine men are wearing the traditional jacket "teik -pon" on their "eingyi". However, Chin and Cayin men are wearing their long dresses instead of "tiek-pon". Womens length calves "longyis" are available in plain colours, floral printings and many types of styles.

It is also in "acheig" that the traditional "longyi" of female is used. It has a basic color of reddish brown with parts of it and very small check patterns. The Kayin and Kayah "longyis" are in striped lines on either orange or blue. The Kayah ladies are tied in front of them with a very long ribbon at the waistline.

The" longyi" has either horizontally or vertically striped centre section. The Kachin "Longyi" has the "manaw" pillars, on the either dark or dark basis. You' re wearing a lot of dead-sticks. They bind two slices of fabric to their feet. It is made of woolen as her "longyi". Bamar, Kayin, Chin, Kayah, Mon, Rakhine and Shar are almost equal wives "longyis", made of fabric.

It is like the "Longyi" Longitudinal Men Suke. Stitch a pair of trousers to be worn along the waistline; this trouser bunch is pleated into a broad fold at the front and then put aside behind the cuff. Onegyi" Kachin has only the color dark and is very interesting and very nice, because it is adorned with many coins of sterling silver.

The Kayin woman wears a long gown named "thin-dai", which is adorned with many sutures. Bamar, Mon, Rakhine, Chin, Kayah, and Shan wives "eingyis" are almost the same. The Kayah wives bind this traditional cloth to their "Eingyi". Bamar, Rakhine and Mon ladies put the scarf on their backs. Kayah, Layin, Shan, Kachin, Chin wives bind a nice ribbon on the bamar heads, Mon and Radhine dresscut. Woman wearing nice blooms in them.

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