Haryana Traditional Costumes,

Haryana Traditional Costumes:

Haryana traditional costumes are very famous in Eastern India. The Haryana people are very interested in following their traditional land culture. We can see Haryana’s reflections on nature and culture in every activity and their clothes. The people of Haryana lead short life. However, they wear an effortless style of clothes, the turban, dhoti, shirt and their traditional style of shoes. Wearing of Dhoti is in different types according to their specific castes: Rajput, Brahman, Bania, Ahir and Jat. We can identify the Haryana people according to their wearing of turbans. Due to tradition, Men always take a blanket over their shoulder as a wrapper.

Women Traditional Costumes:

haryana traditional costumes

Jat community women wear a shirt, ghagra and orhani, which fall below the foreleg. Hence these costumes are printed in various colours. The whole outfit is called the. Ahir community women wear a dress, orhani and angia. Angia is a tight-fitting blouse. Ahir community women can easily be recognizable when they are in public. Jat and Ahir community women generally work outside the house and in fields. So these costumes are very helpful to the women to cover the abdomen.

Haryana traditional Costumes Designs:

The costume’s colours in yellow and red, and one can find a resemblance between Ahir and Rajput women’s costume designs. Saris and Dhotis are the favourite dressing attires of Brahmin and Aggarwal women. Haryana women wore three varieties of costumes. One sort wears at the time of fieldwork. The second one was used at the time of grindstone, and the third one was used while bringing the water from the well.

Marriage Dresses:

Haryana women wear very colourful costumes on the occasion of marriage. According to the Hindu tradition, women wear traditional saris with bright colours and specific designs. Haryana women also prefer to wear Kamiz, Ghagra, and Salwar-kameez over cloth or dupatta and Pajamas in various colours. Educated women prefer to wear saris. Women wearing costumes in Haryana represents the different casts and community of Haryana people. Hence we can easily find the Chamar Community people by identifying their red attire and the Gujjar community through their blue Colour clothes.

Jewellery of Haryana Women:

haryana traditional costumes

Haryana People are very much interested in wearing their traditional jewellery and accessories. Almost the general jewellery of Haryana women is gold and silver earrings in small sizes. The gold chains and necklaces are called in the Jat community as Kathla. Jat prefers to wear this jewellery on auspicious days. Bania people wear ‘mala’ jewellery, gold chains and necklaces in different designs. Generally, Haryana People wear this costly jewellery on essential days, festival days and during marriages.
The ornaments are mostly made of silver and gold. Aged women prefer to wear the “Hansil” ornaments made with silver and heavy weights. The gold necklaces called bujini and silver dandle wear in the ear. The nose ring is called Nath. There is much variety of jewellers in the traditional life of the Haryana People.