Bagobo Trouser

The Bagogo trousers or sawal of tritik-dyed abaca cloth (Musa Textililis) a resist dyeing process which involved, firstly, embroidery and then dyeing, and then the removal of the embroidery to reveal the undyed section. This trouser is worn among the Bagob men. The trouser measures approximately 0.46 meters in height.




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