Explanation of different types of baju kurung styles

Baju Kurung is a Malay traditional dress for women. Baju Kurung divided into two Baju Kurung and Baju Kurung aa guy. Baju Kurung man also known as baju Melayu. It became the official dress for Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. There are two types of dress that is Baju Kurung and Baju Kurung Teluk pot Cekak Musang.


The clothes worn by all segments of society regardless of age. Baju Kurung also used to attend weddings, religion, and formal occasions. In Malaysia, in general, all the Malay women wearing traditional costume dress as formal attire includes primary and secondary school students. Only the design and piece dress somewhat vary by state.


In line with the times, is now a modern fashion designs have emerged and was accepted by the Malays. Although in general we have received a modern influence in everyday clothes, but dress remains the choice of women to wear. The difference, dress designs are now more contemporary but still retain their original features.


In addition there is a change in the cut and shape, to produce a more modern design and creative, dress is also decorated with embroidery, filigree, beads or sequins. Materials to produce the dress also changed. Now, there are a wide range of materials including satin, organza, chiffon, silk, batik, linen and more. This change was made to conform with the current situation or event to be attended in addition to trying to imitate foreign deductions that may be meant to look more elegant. Now there are a variety of dress and it is known as Baju Kurung Moden.

Although the dress has evolved in line with changing times and tastes of the users, but the design is still the same. It is still used in addition to comfortable and sweet girl appeared courtesy of East and excellence culture.


Historically, dress clothing, reportedly linked to 'djallabiyah' which comes from Egypt, where it is interpreted as a loose shirt. It is difficult to prove exactly since when the dress was first created and used by the community. The question of who was first to produce and use them for dress-up in its original form has been used by various ethnic groups in the archipelago. According to some information by Archjadi Chance (1986)
the dress was introduced in Indonesia by Islamic and Indian traders. However, pieces of clothes is also believed to have received the Middle East as a tunic-shaped necklines, which forms the neck that first used by the ancient Arabs.

During the Malacca Sultanate, the population has had their own clothing, namely clothing original Malay dress, clothes worn by them when it is in a state different from the tight and short dress now loose and fall. Based on the information Sejarah Melayu, Tun Temenggong Hassan was the first to modify the shape of the original dress to form baju Melayu worn now.


A historian of clothing and textiles, Gettinger (1979) has said dress is a costume worn by dancers castle in Palembang. He also said the clothes were popular in the West in the 20th century.


Tenas Effendy (1989) has collected expressions of parents in Riau province, the area closest to Malay Malaysia (Peninsular Malaya) about the dress. Dress is described by her dress or dress bay and pans are sewn with sewing eel bone in the neck that looks smooth and neat.


By Siti Zainon (2006), the dress is a dress that is popular among the Malays. Clothing refers to lengthy pattern for women's clothes, while the short patterns for men's shirts. Dress has special characteristics that differentiate it from other clothing. Understanding brackets have in common with the concept of clothing to cover the body member. This feature is available to meet with the French way after the arrival of Islam. He has also found a wide range of brackets inspired dress, which is Kurung Pahang, Kedah Brackets, Brackets Cekak Musang and Kurung Teluk pot. Now dress the trailing knee is called the dress only and has been devoted to women's clothing.


Baju Kurung Baju Kurung Teluk pot or Johor was first introduced during the reign of the late Sultan Abu Bakar, when late in the Gulf claypot bersemanyam Singapore and moved to Tanjung Puteri in 1866 (now known as Johor Bahru). Deceased stipulates that women dress to the knee with a length of outfits must base his neck is smooth and not berkocek. There are various forms of embroidery that matched the neck like a fly's eye, bone eels and manta rays. During the reign of the late Sultan Ibrahim ibn Sultan Abu Bakar clothing is amended in accordance with the proposal of the late Jaafar bin Haji Muhammad, Minister of Johor First, one pocket on women's clothes. Today, Baju Kurung Teluk pot become synonymous with traditional dress standard.


Tiny Weasel Baju Kurung Baju Kurung is similar to the Gulf claypot except on the neck. Baju Kurung Cekak Musang neck no collar. Kolar is only as wide as a finger and a vertical position. At the front of the collar is buttoned long openings. This piece of clothing believed to have received influences from India and China.

Baju Kurung Kedah believed to have originated in southern Thailand, because they have been made to resemble short blouse short backs up to the level of southern Thailand. Baju Kurung Kedah consisting of loose clothing made of chintz (cotton) small flowered muslin or thick or thin rare and betel square necklines. Baju Kurung Kedah worn with a sarong. WIIFM sarong tied-in groove and on the left or right. Kedah clothes can be characterized as everyday clothing or clothing colloquial.

Clothing traditional Malacca Malay woman wearing dress comfortably and pans bay with a pectoral dihiiasi sibar fly from velvet and sequin.


Baju Kurung Pahang otherwise known as Baju Kurung Pahang Riau uncover historical ties between the two states in Riau and Pahang. Although Riau and Pahang are two states that are far apart, socio-cultural and political relations that existed during the era of the Malacca Sultanate highlighted by the creation of a piece of clothing is also known as Baju Kebaya Shopping or Turkey. Different dress with pockets, two side Baju Kurung Pahang Riau connected berpesak flowers hanging snicker. 


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