Hello, hope you have wonderful day! Well today I would like to tell about the one of unique art and culture come from Indonesia. As we know Indonesia has much the unique thing can interest the tourist to come to Indonesia. Except the beautiful nature and the friendly people of Indonesia, Indonesia has the traditional cloth are the beautiful one if women in Indonesia use it. Well, here is it!
Have you watch the Miss Universe contestant from Indonesia? One of judging contest is use the traditional and beautiful cloth or dress from the country, and miss Indonesia use kebaya for the fashion show. Kebaya is a traditional blouse-dress combination that originates from Indonesia and is worn by women in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Burma, Singapore, southern Thailand, Cambodia, North Korea and the southern part of the Philippines.
It is sometimes made from sheer material such as silk, thin cotton or semi-transparent nylon or polyester, adorned with brocade or floral pattern embroidery. A kebaya is usually worn with a sarong or other traditional woven garment such as ikat, songket with a colorful motif. The kebaya is the national costume of Indonesia, although it is more accurately endemic to the Javanese, Sundanese and Balinese peoples. There are some types and varieties of kebaya in Indonesia. Well, there are two main varieties. The blouse, known as baju kebaya may be of two main forms: the semi-transparent straighter cut blouse of Java, Bali, and the more tightly tailored Sunda kebaya. The more Islamic compatible, plainer baju kurung is a loose-fitting, knee-length long-sleeved blouse worn in the more Muslim areas, including the former Kingdom of Johor-Riau (now Malaysia), Sumatra and parts of coastal Java.
For today kebaya is more modern and kebaya use for attend the ceremony. Most designer in Indonesia is use and introduces kebaya for their fashion show. Especially in Bali kebaya use for several ceremony like temple ceremony. Now the modern kebaya are use for graduate ceremony for women in some school and university in Bali. Well, if you want to know more about this traditional cloth or you want to buy one for you just come to Indonesia. Have a nice day to you all!