Gown (riga): composed of 74 plain woven natural coloured cotton narrow strips hand sewn together selvedge to selvedge. The neck and pocket which covers about 1/5th of the body of the garment is decorated using embroidery (dyed brown cotton) and cutwork in geometric shapes including circles, triangles and squares. This pattern is known as 'aska biyu' (two knives). There is also a small spiral on the back of the gown. The sleeves are hemmed. The neck and bottom of the garment are unhemmed.
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