Dresses of ancient and modern

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Dresses of ancient and modern

  1. 1.  Clothing varies from region to region depending on the people’s • Ethnicity, geography, climate and cultural traditions. History of clothing goes back to the 5th millennium BC inthe Indus Valley Civilization, Mesopotamia, etc. • cotton was spun, woven and dyed. • Bone needles and wooden spindles were used Countries like Afghanistan, Bhutan, India and Japan arerich in their culture and represent a style from particularregion
  2. 2.  Traditional dress of Afghanistan is vibrant and diverse in culture. • Salwar Kameez in vibrant colors in southern Afghanistan • Headscarves with jewellery. • Men wear long full kurta with half jacket. • Turbans are wear as per class, tribe and status.
  3. 3.  Due to influence of Taliban Rule, the western dresses are notworn in publicWomen are to be covered with burqa or veil.Mens should wear turban or headcap
  4. 4. Modern Bhutanese culture derives fromancient culture. This culture affected the earlygrowth of this country.Men wear a heavy knee-length robe tied witha beltWomen wear colourful blouses over whichthey fold and clasp a large rectangular clothClothes patterned in simple checks andstripes in earth tones.As per laws no one wears modern dresses.The colour of robe indicates the class andcaste.
  5. 5.  Women & young girls  Ghagra Choli or Pavadai  Saris as per region, in some part 10mts or 12 mts used to be wear like in Southern India and Maharashtra.  Salwar Kameez, Sharas from Nizam periodDresses worn by men  Turbans  Dhoti  Lungi  Pajama  Kurta  Gandhi cap etc.
  6. 6.  Influenced by European Style India has adaptednew style of costume from 19th century onwards Women & young girls  Western outfits like trousers, shirts, frocks, & skirts.  Saris as per region but wore in a new fashion way. The length is maximum 6mtr.  Traditional dresses like salwar kameez, ghaghra choli, pavdai,Dresses worn by men  Are classified as formal and casual.  In formal trousers, shirts  Under casual jeans, shirts and traditional dresses kurta pyjama, veshti, jodhpuri pants etc.
  7. 7. Ancient Japanese clothing was mostly unisex, with differencesbeing in colors, length and sleeves  Kimono vibrant colors and floral designs  Womens obi in ancient Japanese clothing would mostly be elaborate and decorative.  The most interesting piece of ancient Japanese clothing is the ju-ni-hitoe or the twelve layers adorned by ladies at the imperial court. It is multi-layered and very heavy and worn on a daily basis for centuries!
  8. 8.  Due to influence of Western countries Japan has adapted western outfits in their daily life. Traditional dresses are worn during special occasions But still the Japanese follow etiquette and rules of formality like such as wearing of white tie to attend a wedding and a black tie with the same black suit to funeral

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