Tripura Traditional Costumes

tripura traditional costumes

Tripura Traditional Costumes:

Tripura Traditional Costumes are very simple. The Northeastern states influence a lot on the tradition and culture of Tripura. Here the people follow similar rules and wear clothing styles of other northeastern states. But the outfits, designs, and patterns are pretty different from other states of India. Generally, Tripura is a hilly area surrounded by natural beauty. Here the weavers are very experienced and experts in creating stunning designs on clothes. They are very talented in weaving dresses for kids, youngsters and elders. Tripura region contains various groups of Tribes; the main tribes are Lushei, Khakloo, Kuki-Chin, and Hallam. These tribes weave their traditional outfits.

Khakloo Tribe Clothes:

Khakloo tribes weave uniquely designed clothing. They lead a simple lifestyle and humble manner. The costume designs are straightforward; most tribal people wear the same patterned dresses. The dresses are very comfortable for doing work in hilly weather. During the rainy season and in winter, people are very aware of wearing clothes and Loincloth dresses.

Tripura Costumes for Men:

The traditional costume for men in Tripura is a towel, known as Rikutu Gamcha. Kubai is one type of shirt. Men wear Rikutu Gamcha with Kubai. To protect from the excessive heat, Tripura Men wear a turban or Pagri over their heads during the summer. Here the people are also influenced by western culture, especially the younger generation is interested in wearing Jeans, Trousers, Shirts and T-shirts and various modern lifestyle costumes.

Tripura Traditional Costumes for Women: 

tripura traditional costumes

Rinai is a traditional cloth of Khakloo tribe women. Khakloo is a large piece of cloth; women cover themselves with it. The material dropped to the knees and was hidden across the waist. Risa is a short size of fabric and was designed with gorgeous embroidery. When working outside, women wear headdresses to protect themselves from the weather.
The Tripura females wear coin strands and many beads for their beauty, to enrich more. They wear the dress with a piece of blue cotton fabric. They wore extra clothing and beautiful jewellery during the festival seasons and the dance performance movement. Tripura people celebrate their traditional festivals by following their traditions strictly.