34 Traditional Indonesian Customary Clothing

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Traditional Indonesian Customary Clothing ?. Indonesia has a lot of uniqueness in every region. Ranging from culture, crafts, to traditional clothing. Every province in Indonesia has its own customary clothing that is typical of its own province. But now many do not use it in daily life as well as at certain event events. Nevertheless, we must know and recognize the traditional garments that exist in Indonesia. We know the unique traditional garments of the province where we live.

List of Traditional Indonesian clothing in every province

Every province in Indonesia has its own distinctive traditional clothing. There are even some provinces that have more than one customary clothing. Here is a list of typical traditional garments of every province in Indonesia:

1. Nanggro Aceh Darussalam-Traditional customary clothing Ulee Balang

The first customary attire is the customary garment of ACEH named Ulee Balang. In ancient times, these customary garments were used for sultans and royal authorities. For now, not only are the great people who use it, but people in general can also use it. Usually this outfit is used by the bride. The name used for traditional clothing was different if the special man used, so too for that woman. For men, the traditional clothes of Aceh are called Linto Baro. For clothing worn women are commonly called Daro Baro. Both garments are unique or distinctive in every part thereof.

2. North Sumatra Province-Ulos traditional custom clothing

From ACEH we moved to the province of North Sumatra. North Sumatra has a traditional garment called Ulos. Ulos is a typical Batak woven cloth that has a sense of warming the body and protecting it from cold air. Ulos can be used for a wide range of products such as scarves, sarongs, headgear and so forth. For the locals, the traditional ulos are used as cold-lifters, to warm up the body. In the past, Ulos was believed to be a source that could give warmth to humans besides the sun and fire. Not only clothes, ULOs can also be used in various forms such as: head cloth, bottom and top body cover, back cover, and so on.


3. West Sumatra Province-traditional folk clothing Bundo Kanduang

West Sumatra also has traditional clothing from its own region. In fact, every region in West Sumatra also has customary traditions. One of the most famous traditional garments of West Sumatra is Bundo Kanduang, a traditional garment from Minangkabau. As the name of this custom dress is devoted to a mother who meets the rules of religion and customs of the local residents. The characteristic of this traditional garment is the head covering that resembles a buffalo horn made from woven shawls. This traditional garment also has floral patterned decoration which is the result of embroidery gold yarn. There are also Minsia or stitching edges that are in some parts of the shirt. This minsia symbolizes a spacious and patient heart.

4. Riau Province-Traditional Malay customary clothing

Riau is one of the provinces in the island of Sumatra which has values of Malay based Islam. They have Malay customary combined with values of Islamic values. Hence, the traditional garment of Riau named Adat Malay customary clothing. The value of religion and Malay values are reflected in Malay customary clothing that characterizes Riau province. Clothing that is simple, closed and very close to the Malay style indicates that they uphold the value of modesty value. An example is the use of holsters, long skirts and high collared and loose-collar shirts that are thick with Malay traditions and remain polite.

5. Riau Islands Province-the traditional customary clothing of Teluk Belanga and Lapuh Kebaya

In fact there are many clothing areas in the Riau islands such as parentheses, Chinese scissors, telepuk clothes and so on. But often used as a characteristic of traditional clothing of Teluk Belanga and Kebaya Lapuh. These two traditional garments have been used by the Malay people since long ago. These two traditional garments also have a uniqueness and added value that is more compared with other traditional clothes in the Riau islands. But it does not mean that other customary clothing has no uniqueness and added value. To be more clear about the traditional garments of Teluk Belanga and Lapuh Kebaya, I will discuss one by one.

a. Traditional clothes Kebaya Labuh

Kebaya Labuh Traditional clothing is a special outfit for women. Usually used by women in traditional ceremonies or other formal activities. This form of traditional clothing is the same as kebaya in general but different in size. The size of the Kebaya labuh is longer gan to the bottom of the knee. Usually, this traditional clothing is combined with subordinates such as cual batik cloth wrapped around the waist. For the head part there are some accessories such as rocking fireworks and hoods.


b. The traditional clothing of Teluk Belanga

The traditional garments of Teluk Belanga are the customary garments of Riau island used by men. The traditional garments of Teluk Belanga usually have plain motifs and unobtrusive colors such as ABU2 or black. There are also holsters that are used only at knee limit. In the head, there are accessories such as rectangular songket cloth made like a peci (Songkok). The accessory is called a slope. This slope is usually used only when there are formal ceremonies such as Kenduri or other indigenous events. If for daily life usually used is songkok.

6. Jambi Province-Traditional Malay customary clothing in Jambi

Not only in Riau, Jambi is also one of the provinces in Indonesia that most of the society is people or tribes of Malay. Therefore, one of the famous traditional clothes in Jambi is the Malay customary clothing Jambi. Malay customary garments of Jambi has 2 different types depending on its use. There are customary clothing used to be formal and there are those used for daily purposes. For formal occasions usually use a shirt with a more striking color with a variety of accessories that are thick with Malay culture. There is also a songket shawl used to make a fancy look. While the traditional clothing used for daily purposes usually uses a color that is not very striking and a little relaxed. For men using Kopyah and black pants with a wide model. The woman wears a sleeveless shirt.

7. Povinsi-South Sumatra-Aesan Gede traditional custom Clothing

Traditional Indonesian customary clothing from South Sumatra province is Aesan Gede traditional clothing. Aesan Gede is one of the relics of the Kingdom of Sriwijaya that shows luxury, majesty, and elegance. This traditional outfit is dominated by red color with gold thread, derived from the fabric of the songket cloth with glitter and golden according to the image of Sriwijaya in the past known as Swarna Dipa or Golden Island.

8. Bangka Belitung Province-traditional Malay customary clothing

The traditional costume of Bangka Belitung is usually called Paksian. Actually, it is the name of the golden crown with special ornaments used by women. This traditional Indonesian costume of Bangka Belitung has a mixture of Arabian and Chinese cultures. If most women wear a red brackets which are the ingredients of silk and also in the clothes that are worn on the head. Especially for men who usually wear turbans or more in the know by the name Sungkon.


9. Bengkulu Province-Traditional indigenous clothing of Bengkulu

Just like traditional Indonesian customary clothing from other provinces, traditional indigenous clothing Bengkulu also has clothes for men and women. For men usually wear coats, sarongs, trousers, footwear equipped with headgear and a Kris. Suit used in Bengkulu customary usually dark color such as black or navy blue. They also come from high-quality fabrics such as wool or the like. For the pants is also made of the same material and color.

Traditional indigenous clothing of Bengkulu worn by women is a long-sleeved shirt made of velvet material. In general, velvet material is used in dark red, dark blue, crimson or black. The shirt is decorated with patterns and gold embroidery in the form of round plates such as coins. Shirt brackets will be combined with a gold or silver thread-decorated songket holster made of silk material.

10. Lampung Province-Traditional indigenous clothing of onion bones

Traditional clothing originating from Lampung is if we observe many in the find the difference between the coastal part Lampung and Lampung land but even have a slight difference that there is still a similarity is still equally using the filter cloth is garnished by Brass metal that beautifies and impressed very glamorous, which in the intent of the cloth tapis here is a cloth that is woven with a process that is still manual by wearing gold ink in print with a skilled hand so that formed cloth Very pretty and the outfit if in use by the bride looks will be very berkharisma.

11. DKI Jakarta Province-traditional Betawi customary clothing

Betawi traditional dress is very different from other provinces. This ethnic Betawi is one of the traditional Indonesian customary clothing that has its own distinctive attributes and characteristics. Usually traditional Betawi customary clothing for men characterized by batik pants, koko clothes, shawl then peci or Kopyah. As for women using clothes brackets, cloth batik gloves and hoods. However, there are different special Betawi nobles. There are special noble clothes that are commonly used during traditional ceremonies or other formal occasions. His name was Baju Ujung Serong. Along with the development era, Baju Ujung Serong is specialized or official for civil servants (civil servants) of DKI Jakarta government. But bear in mind, this is only for men.


12. West Java Province-Kebaya traditional custom clothes

This traditional garment of West Java has a very striking distinction especially for men and women. These fabrics are mostly used by women all over the ranks, both from the nobility and the ordinary people. How to distinguish it very easily that is located on the material in use. Other differences can also be seen in the pattern.

13. Banten Province-traditional folk clothing Pangsi

In the daily life of the Bedouin society is still strong in wearing this traditional garment. The inner Bedouin tribe usually wears a white-colored custom shirt where the color is symbolized as a sacred color. And for the outer Bedouin tribe usually wear a black custom-coloured pact.

14. Central Java province-traditional clothing of the Kebaya

Traditional clothing originating from Central Java is more familiar with the use of Kebaya fabric that uses batik motif, which batik is a batik that is still genuine.

15. Province of special region of Yogjakarta-traditional indigenous clothes Kesatrian

This outfit consists of a pair of traditional clothes that have an important part that can not be separated between one and the other. The dressing kit is a special feature to give a very important identity. Therefore, it is not permissible to wear these garments in vain, so these garments are sacred garments that we must take care of and care for.


16. East Java Province-traditional custom clothes

Traditional clothing originating from Madura East Java was called with the ‘ Pesa ‘. This is a very simple outfit that only shirts have white lines and loose pants. If it is used women usually wear kebaya.

17. Bali Province-Traditional Balinese costume

This Balinese costume has many kinds, although at a glance has a similar shape. Each of the traditional clothes of Bali has a characteristic of ornaments and symbolically, in distinguishing in ceremonies, age, and gender that wear it. We are distinguishing the social status of the community based on the fashion and jewellery patterns in her milkmen.

18. West Nusa Tenggara Province-traditional clothing of Lombok

Traditional clothes from West Nusa Tenggara are the traditional clothes of Lombok. These garments are usually used in certain occasions such as traditional ceremonies, wedding parties and others.

19. East Nusa Tenggara Province-traditional garments of East Nusa Tenggara

Rote men usually wear ti-langga for the traditional clothes accessories of East Nusa Tenggara. And for women, wearing a short kebaya shirt and for the bottom piece wears a woven cloth.


20. Province of West Kalimantan-traditional costume of the war

This traditional garment has long been used by West Kalimantan people for a long time. The main ingredient for making this clothing is that the bark is in a cloth. The material used is Ampuro bark Jenus. The way to make it is by at the o’clock-hit in the beating is also done in the water in order to obtain the perfect result. The ability of the West Kalimantan community in making these shirts is a hereditary inheritance by their ancestors.

21. Central Kalimantan Province-traditional Malay customary clothing in central Kalimantan

In the life of the central Kalimantan community the groom must wear long pants that reach the knee, waist strap, silver sling, and wear the headgear. In addition, it also wears jewellery consisting of a long Inuk or necklace, which is made of animal teeth. For her own woman wearing a cloth in the form of a short skirt, headband, necklace, earrings, fur ornaments and a vest.

22. South Kalimantan Province-Custom bridal apparel Bagajah Gamuling Baular Lulut

There are many kinds of traditional clothing from the Banjar tribe that originated from the province of South Kalimantan, among others, such as Gamuling baular Lulut, bride Babaju kun Galung Pacinan, bride Baamar Galung Sun, and bride long Kubaya.

23. East Kalimantan Province-traditional custom clothes East Kalimantan

People around using these traditional clothing are usually based on their daily uses. For example, clothing in traditional ceremonies and while dancing was different.


24. North Kalimantan Province-traditional clothing of North Kalimantan

Located at the northern end of Borneo island. Although the vast territory is about 75,467.70 km-, but the population is relatively small, about 600 thousand inhabitants. Most of the population is dominated by Dayak tribe. Although it looks the same as the traditional clothes from East Kalimantan, but this outfit still has its own distinctions and distinctive traits.

25. North Sulawesi Province-the customary clothing of TEPU

This traditional garment is used when the celebration of Tulude ceremony. This traditional garment has some uniqueness of which is the creation material is derived from banana plant fiber named with cofo fibers. The reason for using KOFO fibers as the main ingredient is because the fibre is strong and sturdy so that it is easy to be woven or spun.

26. West Sulawesi Province-Mandar traditional custom dress

The silk casing of the mandars looks similar to silk fabrics in general, but in each type each one has a different characteristic that is from the pattern and how to make it.

27. Central Sulawesi Province-Nggembe traditional customary clothing

Nggembe clothing is a subset that is usually used by young women who are used for traditional ceremonies and parties. The characteristics of this shirt itself is to have a rectangular shape, wide-sleeve fabric width, round collar, blouse length until waist and loose.


28. South East Sulawesi Province-Tolaki traditional custom suit

The traditional garments of Southeast Sulawesi province are the traditional clothing of the Tolaki tribe.

29. South Sulawesi Province-Bodo traditional custom dress

Bodo clothing is a traditional garment for the women of Bugis, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. This shirt is short-sleeved, and has a rectangular shape, it is one of the oldest clothes in the world.

30. Gorontalo province-Gorontalo traditional dress

This traditional costume is usually referred to as Billu (bride’s attire) and Mukuta (groom’s attire). This traditional garment usually has three colors and has its own meaning, the color is golden yellow, green color, and purple color.

31. Maluku Province-Traditional custom clothes Cele

The Cele shirt has a small berkotak-kotak and geometric striped features. In general, this shirt is in combination with a holster that has a color that is not much different, the most important must be harmonious and balanced. The dress of this cele is only used for traditional ceremonies.


32. North Maluku Province-Manteren Lemo traditional Costume

This traditional garment consists of black trousers with a red bus extending from top to bottom. The coat is covered with a large button made of a silver that has a total of nine. And for the ends of the hands, pockets, and neck suits are all red.

33. West Papua Province-Ewer traditional custom dress

The traditional clothing of ewer is the indigenous custom garments originating from the West Papua region.

34. Papua Province-Traditional Malay customary clothing

In Papua the customary garments of men and women are almost similar in shape. They usually wear a dress and cover at the bottom with a similar shape. In addition, it is equipped with decorations on the head of birds, necklaces, bracelets, and also belts of beads and also tassels in the ankle.

The style of clothing pictured here depicts a new creation. The shield and spear in the men’s grip give a very thick impression to the Papuans.


That is the picture of the names and custom clothes consisting of 34 provinces in Indonesia that you can learn in order to know at least the names and clothes that exist in this beloved country of Indonesia even though you have not seen it directly . Hopefully what we explain this time can be beneficial and add to your k
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