Nagaland Traditional Costumes

Nagaland Traditional Costumes:

Nagaland Traditional Costumes are quite different to compare with other regional costumes in India. Nagaland people give very priority to their tradition and culture. The Traditional Nagaland Costumes seems very attractive and colorful. The decorative shawls of Nagaland are very popular tradition dresses among other traditional dresses. Women wear the dresses which are the quarter meter long and tightly wrapped around the waist. The shirts available in many varieties and wear according to their clans. The red and yellow striped skirts are very interested in wearing on special occasions. They called Azu Jangnup Su.

nagaland traditional costumes

Nagaland Traditional Costumes of Tribal Angami:

The tribal Angami women wear plain blue cloth skirt and white cloth. The white cloth has thick black marginal bands of a variety of breadth. They also wear Mechala, that wrap around skirt with an accompanying shawl. The men wear the same dress styles with a slight difference. The wear the ornaments made up of coral pieces, chunky bangles, heavy bracelets and pendants, which makes the religious look.
The Nagaland women also wear Neikhro costumes, which designed with embroidery like a petticoat. The traditional costumes distinctive for its color and patterns.
Rhikho, another kind of costumes of Nagaland. The tribal men wear these type of dresses. The costumes are only worn by the men who are yet been able to offer a great feast or has never killed a big enemy. The cloth is in white color and four black colored bands attached to this cloth.

Moyer Tusk: This is very ordinary cloth. The cloth is in dark blue color with the median band with decorative zigzag patterns at the edges.

Alungtsu: Alungtsu is another traditional costume of Nagaland. The rich men wear the cloth Alungtsu. The costumes are the symbol of prosperity. They are in yellow color dyed with various flowers. The dress designs and patterns and colors are made by the tribal people only.