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The Nongkrem Festival is one of the most important of the Khasi tribe. Here the women wear either the traditional Dhara or Jainesm. The latter includes two pieces of contrasting fabrics, which rest on each shoulder. The bride also wears a crown on her wedding day which is either made from gold or from silver, and a peak is attached to its back. The men wear a Lymphong teaming it up with a sarong. This ceremonial attire is worn at weddings as well.

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  • Title: The Nongkrem Festival
  • Date Created: 2016
  • Location: Udem, India
  • Type: Photograph
  • Photographer: Ebor Tariang

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