Proudly Pinoy: 11 Panay-Bukidnon Native Costumes
Belle Piccio | Oct 14, 2015
The native costume or traditional fashion of Tribu Suguidnon is intricately made by the Panay-Bukidnon. The dominant color of the tribe is red and is designed with panubok and adorned with jewelries.
Panubok is the traditional embroidery of the Panay-Bukidnon women. The panubok is not only found in their native costumes but also in bags, handkerchiefs, headgears and bracelets.
Here are some of the Panay-Bukidnon native costumes:
Baliog is a choker-type necklace for women designed with panubok and coins.
Panyo (handkerchief) is usually used in binanog. The panyo is designed with panubok like a combination of matangpunay and fishbone.
Pudong is worn by Panay-Bukidnon women. The headdress is designed with old coins and serves as a heirloom from their grandmothers. Pudong is also called as “tangko” designed with panubok.
4. Sinumbrahan na Pula
Sinumbrahan na Pula is a the traditional red blouse worn by Panay-Bukidnon women.
Koton is a blouse embroidered with designs that shows the community’s traditional life.
Patadyong is a skirt worn by women.
Biningkit is a jewelry made from coins and beads. The necklace uses coins to show his or her family's wealth. The traditional necklace, biningkit, is an heirloom from their grandmother.
Walcos is Panay-Bukidnon’s belt embellished with coins.
9. Polceras na Tinubkan
Polceras is a wristband or armband designed with panubok. The wrist/armband takes about 3 days to finish because of its complex embroidery.
A pouch bag made of woven dried pandan strips.
Like the maram-an, the handbag is made of woven dried pandan strips that were dyed using tree sap.
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