Jamaican Costume

by Pia
(Philippines)

Traditional Jamaican Costume

Traditional Jamaican Costume

Question
Can you send me the picture of national costume of jamaica?

I need it for my daughters presentation at school..tnx

Answer: 10/1/08 by Wellesley Gayle
Please see the picture above. Thanks to flickr.

"The traditional folk dress is a well loved costume of Jamaica. It is a beautiful outfit of red and white plaid cotton material which is worn for Independence Galas and other holidays in Jamaica by ladies.

There have been various designs of this costume worn by all Miss Jamaica World Contestants but the the most constant is the bandana skirt and the bandana head tie in red and white plaid.

Jamaican men also wear this costume in a shirt with white pants and a bandana head tie."

For more on Jamaican costumes, please see this article




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Oct 06, 2012
Jamaican national Costume for boys NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi can you send a picture for the Jamaican national costume for boys I need it for their u.n activity.

Hope to hear soon
Thanks

Oct 06, 2012
Jamaican national Costume for boys NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi can you send a picture for the Jamaican national costume for boys I need it for their u.n activity.

Hope to hear soon
Thanks

Jul 30, 2011
Costume
by: Anonymous

Can u send me pic of national costumes for men and boys. Urgent needed for school presentation

May 05, 2011
jamaica costume
by: joy

I use to see a full size costume on line with adult ,propper dresses but somehow there's none now. why

Mar 04, 2009
True Jamaican
by: Anonymous

i am a true jamaican and i do not have a one so can so can you please send me a copy.

Oct 09, 2008
full picture of costume
by: Anonymous

can u pls send me the full picture of national costume of jamaican from head to toe coz i need it very soon tnx a lot.

Answer:10/10/08 by Wellesley Gayle
I don't have one personally, but there is another at http://www.jamaicans.com/info/images/nationcostumeb.jpg

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