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Community
Dimasa
Category
Dress and Ornaments
Summary
'Khamaothai' is a traditional earing worn by Dimasa women.
Community
Dimasa
Category
Dress and Ornaments
Summary
Bullet shaped beautifully handcrafted gold earing mainly worn by Dimasa women.
Aronai
Community
बर' Bodo
Category
Dress and Ornaments
Summary
Aronai is the Bodo traditional cloth of great significance.
Yashungshrung_ Yashimsho.jpg
Community
Dimasa
Category
Dress and Ornaments
Summary
'Yashungshrung or Yashimsho is traditional Dimasa silver anklet, worn by both Dimasa men and women of Hawar (Cachar) region in olden days.
Khadu Dima.jpg
Community
Dimasa
Category
Dress and Ornaments
Summary
'Khadu Dima' is a traditional silver made bangle or bracelet wore by Dimasa womenfolk.
Gainthao
Community
Dimasa
Category
Dress and Ornaments
Summary
Long Dhoti worn from waist to ankle, worn specially on the occasions like wedding, Dance etc.
Rijamphain
Community
Dimasa
Category
Dress and Ornaments
Summary
Type of chest wrapper which is in plain white in colour worn from chest to knee by Dimasa women.
Risha
Community
Dimasa
Category
Dress and Ornaments
Summary
Risha is worn by men and can be of any colour. It is wore like short dhoti from waist to knee and also can be used like muffler.
Rikhaosa male
Community
Dimasa
Category
Dress and Ornaments
Summary
Risha Glao/ Risha Rimain is a traditional attire with 'rimain' design on each border side, which is used by Men. It is mainly wore in wedding and also while performing traditional dance.
si danai.jpg
Community
बर' Bodo
Category
People, Dress and Ornaments, Tools and Instruments, Traditional Practices
Summary
The Bodo weavers used throw shuttle and fly shuttle looms. The shuttle makhu is thrown across the shed by the hand. The loom is fitted to a vertical post made of bamboo or wood and it is fixed to the ground.
indi phitwb1.jpg
Community
बर' Bodo
Category
Flora and Fauna, Dress and Ornaments, Tools and Instruments, Traditional Practices
Summary
'Indi Phitwb'- the eri cocoon are open-mouthed, as the silk filament is not wrapped as in mulberry, muga and tassar. Hence, the eri cocoons cannot be reeled but spun like cotton. The shape, size and color of the endi cocoon vary on the host plant leaves.
mar hwnai.jpg
Community
बर' Bodo
Category
Dress and Ornaments, Tools and Instruments, Traditional Practices
Summary
Starching is the process where yarn/thread produced is wound on a spool to make a wrap. In order to make the thread stronger it is boiled with rice or flour and water. The yarn or wrap is taken out from the water and dried up in the sun.