Thursday, March 14, 2013



The first way of Kebaya starts in the judge of the Javanese Majapahit Empire as a ways to combination the current women Kemban, chest cover of the aristocratic females to be more moderate and appropriate to the recently implemented Islam religious beliefs. Aceh, Riau and Johor Kingdoms and North Sumatra implemented the Javanese design kebaya as a indicates of public concept of position with the more alus or enhanced Javanese overlords.

The name of Kebaya as a particular outfits kind was mentioned by the Colonial when they arrived in Philippines. Kebaya is associated with a kind of shirt used by Indonesian females in Fifteenth or Sixteenth millennium. Before 1600, kebaya on Coffee isle were regarded as a holy outfits to be used only by elegant members of the family, wealthy (bangsawan) and minimal aristocracy, in an era when peasant men and many females stepped openly bare-chested.

Javanese Kebaya
Slowly it normally propagate to nearby places through business, diplomacy and public communications to Malacca, Indonesia, Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi and the Sultanate of Sulu and Mindanao  Javanese kebaya as known these days were mentioned by Raffles in 1817, as being of soft silk, brocade and velvety, with the main starting of the shirt fixed by brooches, rather than key and button-holes over the chest cover kemben, the kain (and unstitched cover material several meters long improperly known as 'sarong in British (a sarung (Malaysian accent: sarong) is padded to kind a pipe, like a European dress) After 100's of years of local acculturation, the apparel have become extremely localized movement of cultural lifestyle, art and developing custom Kebaya: Kebaya is the nationwide outfit of Philippines. This outfits produced it name from the Persia term Kaba significance outfits and was presented to Philippines by Colonial. It is an open-fronted long-sleeved tunic used mostly by females.


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