COSTUMES OF HARYANA

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Costume of : Haryana
Main Dress For Women : Daaman, Chunder & Kurti.
Main Dress For Men : Dhoti, Kurta & Pagri
Main Feature : Colourful Dresses

Women folk of Haryana

The vibrancy of the people of Haryana finds expression in their lifestyle too. Their simplicity and spirited enthusiasm for life is evident in their way of dressing up. The women of the region have a special attraction towards colours.

Women love to wear colourful dresses. Their basic trousseau includes 'Damaan', 'Kurti' & 'Chunder'. 'Chunder' is the long, coloured piece of cloth, decorated with shiny laces, meant to cover the head and is drawn in the front like the 'pallav' of the saree. Kurti is a shirt like blouse, usually white in colour. The 'Daaman' is the flairy ankle-long skirt, in striking colours.

The men generally wear 'Dhoti', the wrap around cloth, tucked in between the legs with a white-coloured kurta worn atop it. 'Pagri' is the traditional headgear for men, which is now worn mainly by the old villagers. All-white attire is a status symbol for men.



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