Dance costume made of Chinese silks and brocades for the Buddhist dance of cham. Large Chinese shou characters and auspicious emblems are embroidered on the cloth.
Dance costume made of Chinese silks and brocades for the Buddhist dance of cham. Worn by monks in conjunction with a mask (the mask is really what identifies the character that the monk represents – without it, this could be a costume worn in any one of many cham dances. Such costumes are usually in this loose robe style with wide sleeves and often with a cloud collar. The yellow and red stripes are common on the sleeves.