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Title: Lepcha dress : marker of cultural identity
Other Titles: SOCIAL TRENDS, Vol.4, 31 March 2017, p 70-82
Authors: Roy, D. C.
Keywords: Male dress
Female dress
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Issue Date: 31-Mar-2017
Publisher: University of North Bengal
Description: The unique and typical Lepcha dress is one of the important markers of their cultural identity. The pattern or design of Lepcha dress is sober and elegant.The length and style are gentle and weather friendly. The accessories are simple and need based. All materials and accessories of Lepcha dress are locally available and eco-friendly. Weaving and dying are done most systematically and scientifically. Lepcha women are good weavers and they acquire the skill of weaving all parts of both male and female dress as part of their socialization.
ISSN: 2348-6538
Appears in Collections:Vol. 04 (March 2017)

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