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International Journal of Home Science

2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART G

Traditional dresses of mising tribes of Assam

Author(s): Sikhamoni Borgohain
Assam the North-eastern sentinel of the frontier of India, is a state richly endowed with places of tourist attraction. Assam is part of the traditional zone between the Indian, Indo Malayan and indo-chinese biographical regions. There are many tribes in Assam which make Assam so rich in culture. The largest population in Assam is of the Tibe to Burmese origin like the Bodo tribe and mishing tribe. Major tribes of Assam earn their livelihood through Agriculture and by selling their handicrafts. In this study an effort is made to study different costumes of different tribes of Assam. There are different tribes in Assam like mishing tribe, bodo tribe, karbi tribe, rabha tribe, Tai phaledi tribe, deori tribe etc. Each tribe have different culture hence different costumes also. In this paper the researcher discuss about traditional costumes of Mising tribes. The men of the tribe wear dhoti, what is called a Gonru Ugon that is a piece of cloth worn from the waist down. Mibu Galuk is a shirt like a dress that is used by men to cover their upper body. The women of this tribe are also simple dresses when it comes to traditional dressing. They also wear the Mekhela Chador which is known as the Yakan Age-Gasar here and is black in colour.
Pages: 424-426  |  1297 Views  1106 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sikhamoni Borgohain. Traditional dresses of mising tribes of Assam. Int J Home Sci 2019;5(2):424-426.

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