robe

Buddhist priest's robe consisting a roughly rectangular garment formed of several lengths of red cotton fabric running continuously across front and back and sewn together vertically. A border of similar fabric dyed black runs along the edges at left and right, sewn together at bottom corners of arm opening, along lower edge and down both sides of front opening which is the full length of the garment. The robe is secured with two knot buttons on left side of chest and two corresponding loops at right side, also with two long cotton strips, one each side, of red cotton fabric bordered with black, forming ties below the lower knot button. Inside the back at nape a rectangle of blue cotton fabric for reinforcement.

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