What is the traditional costume of Mindanao?

The malong is a traditional Filipino rectangular or tube-like wraparound skirt bearing a variety of geometric or okir designs. The malong is traditionally used as a garment by both men and women of the numerous ethnic groups in the mainland Mindanao and parts of the Sulu Archipelago.

What is Maranao costume?

The malong is a large, wrap-around tubular garment, measuring at least 165 x 165 cm. They are used by the Maranao and Maguindanao from southern Philippines. It can be worn by women as a dress and by men over trousers as a formal wear. Traditionally, the malong is handwoven by women using a backstrap loom.

What is the traditional attire for Ifugao men?

The male traditional clothing of the Ifugaos are called “Wanno” or G-string. Depending on the occasion or the man’s social status, there are six different types of wanno to be worn. The female traditional clothing of the Ifugaos is called “Tapis” otherwise known as a wraparound skirt.

What is B Laan traditional clothing?

The traditional female tube skirt is called Tabih made from handwoven abaca (ikat weaving). Blaan women also uses the Maguindanao plaid Malong as an alternative to Tabih and it is called Gintlo. Blaan male pants/trousers are generally called Salwal.

What is Sawal in Mindanao?

Sawal generally have a straightforward silhouette that is typical of Middle Eastern tailoring: two tubes for legs are joined by a large gusset at the crotch. In the Mindanao example here, burnished abaca fiber from a wild banana plant provides a stiff and slick base for colorful embroidery characteristic of the area.

What is Albong?

Albong Takmon is an ornate blouse worn by Blaan women. This piece of clothing showcases traditional fabric design that features the masterful mother of pearl bead work. This tradition is supported by the NCCA through the Malungon Saranggani School of Living Traditions on Blaan Traditional Clothing.

What is Blaan blouse?

From the Floy Quintos collection. The blouse consists of several frieze patterns that adorn the front and sleeves. The blouse consists of several frieze patterns that adorn the front and sleeves. The frieze pattern of embroidered beads around the neck consists of anthropomorphic forms.

What is the texture of Mindanao textile?

Valued for its historical significance, the Inaul is a product of the mixture of the lineage of Sheriff Muhammad Kabungsuan, the first Sultan of Mindanao, and the natives. Its luxurious texture is a blend of silk and gold threads infused into the pure cotton threads and woven in complicated techniques.

What is Tangkulu?

A scarf, a Tangkulu, carried by men. The fabric is made of woven reddish brown cotton. The pattern consists of white eight-pointed star surrounded by “branches” or “windows”. These represent crocodile motives.

What is batawi attire?

The batawi is a long-sleeved blouse, usually made of shimmering cloth and embroidered with glittering sequins, and paired with loose trousers of same material and color. The bride also dons a closed circular sash over her one shoulder, trailing down her hips and over her back, which Hadja Abaraham calls “habultiahan”.

What do Lumad people wear?

Traditional clothing was commonly made from fabrics of woven abaca (Musa textilis), decorated with elaborate and intricate designs. Lumad groups who are well-known weavers are the T’boli, Mandaya, Bagobo, B’laan and Kulaman.

What are traditional Philippine costumes?

The national costume of the Philippines, the baro’t saya, is an elegant hybrid of Filipino and Spanish clothing styles. The term itself comes from the Tagalong words “barot at saya” or “blouse and skirt,” still the basic components of the ensemble.

What are traditional Philippine costume for Male?

Originated from the northern part of the Philippines, Barong Tagalog is the official national costume of Filipino men. It is worn over a Chinese collarless shirt called camisa de Chino.

What is the meaning of Bilaan?

Definition of Bilaan 1a : a predominantly pagan people inhabiting southern Mindanao and the Sarangani islands, Philippines. b : a member of such people. 2 : the Austronesian language of the Bilaan people.

What are the fabric of Mindanao?

T’nalak is a sacred cloth woven by the T’boli people in communities around Lake Sebu, Mindanao island. Traditionally made by women of royal blood, thousands of patterns that reference folklore and stories are known to the T’boli women by memory.

What makes the traditional cloth of Mindanao colorful?

The colorant of the materials are natural dyes produced by boiling the bark, roots and leaves of plants. Unlike many of the colorful cloth patterns in Mindanao, T’nalak is distinctive in using only three different colors – black, white, and red.

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