Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Garment & Textiles

muffler

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Muffler

Aronai

Bodo

Cotton

Max. Length: 188 cm, Max. Height: 22 cm

Modern

The Aronai is a muffler used by men, especially during their performance in cultural or religious festivals. The colorful Aronai signifies Bodo people's way of showing love and respect. Bodos traditionally welcome their guest with Aronai. Aronai with its unique design and bright colours is highly appreciated culturally. The base colour of this piece is red and the design “Bonduram” is on orange colour.