Kerala Attire- Unique and Heavenly

The dresses of this south Indian State are heavily influenced by the culture & tradition of Kerala. The color of the dresses are generally white or off-white and are simple in appearance. For some special occasion like wedding the colors represents different shades of red. Further, the hot climatic conditions also bear an influence on the type of dresses worn by the local people of Kerala. Kerala comprises people of different religions having their own unique attires
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One of popular and traditional dress for the women folks of Kerala is the Sari. With the passage of time the sari has also become a major part of the Kerala costume. One may say that mundum neriyathum in recent times have been replaced by sari to a large extent. This costume comes in various designs and colors. One can find intricate design work on the saris in Kerala. The colors are mainly white and off-white but other shades are also equally popular.

One of popular and traditional dress for the women folks of Kerala is the Sari. With the passage of time the sari has also become a major part of the Kerala costume. One may say that mundum neriyathum in recent times have been replaced by sari to a large extent. This costume comes in various designs and colors. One can find intricate design work on the saris in Kerala. The colors are mainly white and off-white but other shades are also equally popular.

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kerala old Syrian Chirstian in the Tradtional Attire- Chattayum Mundum with kavani

kerala old Syrian Chirstian in the Tradtional Attire- Chattayum Mundum with kavani

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Oppana is generally presented by females, numbering about fifteen including musicians, on a wedding day. The bride dressed in all finery, covered with gold ornaments and her palms and feet adorned with an intricately woven pattern of mylanchi (henna), sits amidst the circle of dancers. She is the chief spectator sitting on a peetam (chair), around which the singing and dancing take place. While they sing, they clap their hands rhythmically and move around the bride using simple steps.

Oppana is generally presented by females, numbering about fifteen including musicians, on a wedding day. The bride dressed in all finery, covered with gold ornaments and her palms and feet adorned with an intricately woven pattern of mylanchi (henna), sits amidst the circle of dancers. She is the chief spectator sitting on a peetam (chair), around which the singing and dancing take place. While they sing, they clap their hands rhythmically and move around the bride using simple steps.

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Muslim Old women  " Ithatha" in their traditional attire peculiar of Malabar

Muslim Old women " Ithatha" in their traditional attire peculiar of Malabar

Kuttanad area Elderly women in her daily chore attire (Kaili and blouse) and are believed to be weared by person of low social stature .... she is happy trying her hands at angling for her lunch.

Kuttanad area Elderly women in her daily chore attire (Kaili and blouse) and are believed to be weared by person of low social stature .... she is happy trying her hands at angling for her lunch.

Kerala Attire,Attire Unique,Heavenly

he mundu (Malayalam: മുണ്ട്; pronounced [muɳɖɨ]) is a garment worn around the waist in Kerala It is normally woven in cotton and coloured white or cream. The colour is dependent on whether the cotton is bleached or unbleached. A kaddar mundu is made using handlooms. When unbleached, the mundu is called a neriyathu. In modern times, two types of mundu are prevalent - the single and the double. A single mundu is draped once around the waist, while the double is folded in half before draping.

he mundu (Malayalam: മുണ്ട്; pronounced [muɳɖɨ]) is a garment worn around the waist in Kerala It is normally woven in cotton and coloured white or cream. The colour is dependent on whether the cotton is bleached or unbleached. A kaddar mundu is made using handlooms. When unbleached, the mundu is called a neriyathu. In modern times, two types of mundu are prevalent - the single and the double. A single mundu is draped once around the waist, while the double is folded in half before draping.

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