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Malaysia

Norwani Md. Nawawi

Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. South Asia and Southeast Asia 2010

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The Malaysian population includes native inhabitants, as well as people originating from China, India, Portugal, Bangladesh, and Indonesia, all contributing to the variety of traditional Malaysian garments. During the first century c.e., Indian traders started exploring the Malay Peninsula. Many were skilled craftsmen and settled there, introducing Indian customs, including dress. China’s relations with the Malay Peninsula strengthened from about the sixth century c.e., as reflected in traditiona

Philippines: South

Cherubim Quizon

Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. South Asia and Southeast Asia 2010

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The Southern Philippines consists of Mindanao, the second largest island in the archipelago, and the Sulu group of islands off its western reaches. Mindanao is known for ceremonial textiles and dress made of ikat-patterned cloth made of Musa textilis fiber, called abacá. Abacá ikat textiles are unique to Mindanao; although traditions of making abacá cloth are found in places like Okinawa, the Visayas, Luzon, Sangihe, and Micronesia, it is only in Mindanao at present that it is patterned with intr

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