Get closer to traditional clothes throughout Indonesia - Indonesia, which stretches from the tip of Sabang to Merauke, does have a very rich culture. Both in terms of language to traditional clothes which are also so colorful. For those of you who are residents of boarding houses in Jakarta or other cities, let's look at the following rows of typical clothes from various regions in Indonesia to gain insight.
1. Ulee Balang - Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province
|Ulee Balang - Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province|
Aceh, which is the very tip of Indonesia, is no less rich in culture. One of them is his traditional clothes known as Ulee Balang. This Acehnese traditional dress certainly has its own uniqueness. Where the names used between women and men are different. For men, it is known as Linto Baro and Daro Baro for women.
Initially this clothing was only used for kings, until finally it was used as traditional clothing. For Linto Baro, the top dress uses a long sleeve top with silk material. His subordinates use a black woven cloth known as Sileuweu. Don't forget the Meukutop head coverings and guns.
For women's clothing, the clothes worn have more diverse colors. Starting from red, yellow, green, to purple complete with jewelry. The design of this women's clothing is influenced by Malay, Arabic and Chinese culture. So it is natural that the shirt brackets as a top are loose. The clothes brackets are combined with songket, Sileuweu, and don't forget the crown named Patam Dhoe.
2. Bundo Kanduang - West Sumatra
|Bundo Kanduang - West Sumatra|
Bundo Kanduang is the name of the traditional clothes of the Minangkabau Tribe in West Sumatra. Consists of trousers with a top in the form of Belanga Bay. The clothes are worn by men and are equipped with a head covering. For women using a long kebaya, sarong, and also a cloth head covering wrapped around the head.
3. Ulos - North Sumatra
|Ulos - North Sumatra|
This traditional clothing can be said to be the most famous traditional clothing. North Sumatra Province, which has many ethnicities with the dominant Batak ethnicity, has made its culture colorful. This traditional clothing is made from ulos cloth made of silk and processed by weaving.
One of the most distinctive motifs is the gorga motif. The process, which still uses traditional methods, makes this cloth so authentic. Generally in traditional clothes, this ulos will be used as a shirt sash. Where the man will wear a black coat complete with a shirt. And for women wearing a red kebaya.
4. Aesan Gede - South Sumatra
|Aesan Gede - South Sumatra|
Aesan Gede, which is a traditional South Sumatra clothing, is often used for wedding ceremonies. This traditional clothing is also associated with the Golden Island or what is known as Swarnadwipa. You can see this from the golden jewelry that adorns it. Colored cera, this garment also uses a head covering for men and a crown or siger for women.
5. Teluk Belanga - Riau Islands
|Teluk Belanga - Riau Islands|
Belaga Bay is a traditional Riau Islands clothing used for men. Meanwhile, the traditional clothes are known as Kebaya Laboh. Having a culture that is close to Malay culture, this traditional dress is so simple but also beautiful. It is considered closed both for women and for men.
6. Melayu - Traditional Riau Clothing
|Melayu - Traditional Riau Clothing|
The biggest ethnic group in Riau is Malay, so you can also see the clothes that are identical to Malay. Clothes for men will be wearing a weasel brackets, which are usually satin or silk. Added with a sarong and skullcap. For women, they will wear kebaya laboh.
7. Paksian - Bangka Belitung
|Paksian - Bangka Belitung|
Furthermore, Paksi, which is a traditional clothing typical of Bangka Belitung. Generally, the colors of these clothes are purple and red. For women, they will wear a brackets with velvet or silk, and are equipped with a crown. Meanwhile, for men, they will wear closed clothes complete with a turban sungkono.
8. Tulang Bawang - Lampung
|Tulang Bawang - Lampung|
Traditional clothes that are no less interesting are those from Lampung. Named as Tulang Bawang, this one outfit is synonymous with dominating white. The difference, if women will wear jewelry and a crown or siger. Meanwhile, men use filter cloth and head cover.
9. Betawi - DKI Jakarta
|Betawi - DKI Jakarta|
Jakarta also has traditional clothes that you must know which will be used in wedding ceremonies. The combination of various cultures, from Javanese, Malay, Western to Arabic, makes traditional Betawi clothes have such high artistic value. For its characteristics, it is an encim kebaya for women and men wearing black suits with batik hooks wrapped around the waist.
10. Kebaya Sunda - West Java
|Kebaya Sunda - West Java|
You need to know that the traditional Javanese clothes previously had fabrics that would indicate rank or class. With the characteristic of kebaya which is bright white or other bright colors. The crown decoration used by women also makes it more charming. Meanwhile, men will wear a velvet coat embroidered with gold thread.
11. Pangsi - Banten
|Pangsi - Banten|
The Banten region is inhabited by the Bedouins. With traditional clothes that are plain white or black. Pangsi itself is a loose dress with a plain shirt and loose pants. The trousers are no more than ankles long. Usually pangsi is used by men.
12. Great Knight ( Kesatrian Ageng - DIY )
|Great Knight ( Kesatrian Ageng - DIY )|
The batik cloth wrapped around the body is a traditional dress called Kesatrian Ageng. If in a more closed version, a long black velvet fabric will be used. In addition, there are also headdresses and accessories. You need to know that this Javanese traditional dress has a philosophy that symbolizes elegance and courage.
13. Javanese-Central Javanese kebaya
|Javanese-Central Javanese kebaya|
Central Javanese traditional clothes are known as kebaya, with a predominance of black and brown. To make it typical of Central Java, it will add jarik, batik, surjan and keris which are used as accessories. Apart from kebaya, women can also wear kemben with open shoulders.
14. Pesa'an - East Java
|Pesa'an - East Java|
This Madurese outfit called Pesa'an is a traditional outfit from East Java. Generally, this outfit will be used in formal events to wedding ceremonies. Clothes with loose pants, red and white striped shirts will be worn by men. Meanwhile, for women, they will wear kebaya with a light color.
15. Safari and Kebaya - Bali
|Safari and Kebaya - Bali|
Having a thick Hindu culture, Balinese clothes have their own uniqueness. There are actually many kinds of Balinese traditional clothes, starting from the safari used by men in the form of short-sleeved suits and neutral colors. For women, they will use more kebaya, with the addition of a belt made of cloth.
16. Sasak tribe - NTB
|Sasak tribe - NTB|
Home to many Sasak tribes, traditional clothing from NTB is the clothing of the Sasak tribe. Made from silk and satin, this garment is also added with a distinctive woven fabric. The clothes worn by women are called Lambung and Pegon for men. This outfit has its own characteristics, so you can easily tell the difference.
There are many tribes living in NTT and each tribe has its own traditional clothing. However, the best known and commonly used is the male Ti'Langga. While the women wear short-sleeved kebaya. What makes it unique is the presence of a woven cloth either on the shoulders or around the waist.
18. King Bibinge and King Baba - West Kalimantan
|King Bibinge and King Baba - West Kalimantan|
Traditional clothing from West Kalimantan is known as the King Bibinge which is used by women and King Baba by men. King Baba is a vest decorated with beads. Meanwhile, the King Bibinge is also a more closed vest. Don't forget that women also use hornbill feather headdresses.
19. Upak Nyamu - Central Kalimantan
|Upak Nyamu - Central Kalimantan|
Upak Nyamu which is a traditional Kalimantan dress made from the bark of the nyamu tree. This traditional dress is made without a complete or like a vest. Used either for men or women, the only difference is in the beaded decoration. Men's property is generally plain without beads.
20. Ta'a da Sapei Sapaq - North Kalimantan
|Ta'a da Sapei Sapaq - North Kalimantan|
The traditional clothes of North Kalimantan are known as Ta'a which is used for women and Sapei Sapaq for men. Ta'a consists of a headband known as a da'a and uses a top combined with a skirt. Actually the traditional clothes between men and women are not much different, only men's subordinates are in the form of pants.
21. Bagajah Gamuling Baular Lulut - South Kalimantan
|Bagajah Gamuling Baular Lulut - South Kalimantan|
South Kalimantan has traditional clothes that are no less unique. Where these clothes are generally used in weddings with Banjar customs. Men will use sasirangan cloth for their subordinates. While the woman will wrap the cloth up to the chest and like a dress. Each of them uses different accessories.
22. Sulawesi Island
Divided into several parts, namely West Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi, South Sulawesi and North Sulawesi. Each of these areas has its own traditional clothing. Like South Sulawesi, Bodo is known and comes from the Bugis tribe. For Southeast Sulawesi, it is known as Kinawo and Laku Tepu for Southeast Sulawesi.
West Sulawesi is known as Lipa Saqbe Mandar, Nggembe for Central Sulawesi. Each of them has its own uniqueness, but it is the same as using a head covering for men. Meanwhile, women tend to wear long-sleeved tops with different patterns and decorations for each region.
23. Cele - Maluku
|Cele - Maluku|
Maluku traditional clothing is known as Cele which has red and white colors. The motif uses geometric lines which are usually used during traditional ceremonies. His subordinates generally wear sarongs with similar motifs. Besides Cele, there is also Manteren Lamo from North Maluku, with a combination of red, white and black.
Furthermore, do not miss the Papuan traditional clothes which are no less interesting. West Papua has traditional clothing known as Ewer. These clothes are made from straw and have been modified with fabrics in the present. Traditional Papuan clothes can also be in the form of koteka which are traditional clothes. Koteka is used to cover male genitalia and is made from water gourd skin.
Those are some traditional clothes that you can take a peek at from various regions in Indonesia. Each outfit is not only unique, but also has a different philosophy. In the background, the various tribes and ethnicities who inhabit a region make a unique style. And of course, as a young generation you must take care of it.
Indonesia does have a variety of customs and cultures, so it is not surprising that one resident of the boarding house can come from several different hometowns with different cultures too. if you still haven't found a suitable boarding house maybe you can choose the closest mess to the campus where you are studying.