Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Garment & Textiles

traditional dress

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Traditional dress

Dokhona

Bodo

Cotton

Max. Length: 280 cm, Max. Height: 135 cm

Bodo women wear this well designed cloth known as Dokhona which covers the whole body from chest to the legs by wrapping over the waist one round at a time. The base colour of the garment is yellow and it has horizontal stripes in red, green and white.