Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Garment & Textiles

gamsa

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Gamsa

Gamsa

Bodo

Cotton

Max. Length: 264 cm, Max. Height: 125 cm

Modern

Gamsa is the traditional dress of Bodo male persons and is used to cover the portion from waist to knee by tying it over the waist. It is weaved of different colours such as green, slight red and mixture of different colours. The trips of this Gamsa are further decorated with symmetrical form and square patterns.