Wakis| @museomuntinlupa

The women of Bontoc Igorot wear the wakis, a rigid, corded girdle with a long fringe.

The girdle is worn and used together with lufid clothing. It is about 4 inches wide and wraps around the waist twice.

It usually has a white base-color and designs in yellow, green, black and red. Lufid and wakis are said to be the extent of women’s ordinary clothing.

Sa pamamagitan ng Museo ng Muntinlupa at UP College of Home Economics Costume Museum, ang glosaryong ito ay magtatampok ng iba’t ibang kasuotang Pilipino, magmula sa aksesorya ng ulo hanggang sa saplot sa paa.

Source: Jenks, A. (1904). “Bontoc Igorot Clothing”. American Anthropologist, Volume 6. Retrieved from https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1525/aa.1904.6.5.02a00070

Art by Andrei Mendiola
Graphics by Xena Cabahug
Research by China Ho, Dan Racca, and Sophia Luces
Text by Angelene Payte

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