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Baisakhi Dress


Traditional dress for gidda is quite elegant. It adds charm to feminine grace and is comfortable enough to allow women to perform giddha dance with ease.

 Giddha dress is quite simple and one can find women in rural Punjab donning it everyday. The only difference is that costume for giddha makes use of brighter colors and is complemented with heavy jewellery.

Parts of Gidda Dress

Dupatta (chunni or scarf): This is heavily embroidered in a gidda costume.

Kameez (shirt)

Salwaar (baggy pants)

Tikka (jewellery on the forehead)

Jhumka (long dangling earrings)

Paranda (braid tassle)

Suggi-Phul (worn on head)

Raani-Haar (a long necklace made of solid gold)

Haar-Hamela (gem-studded golden necklace)

Baazu-Band (worn around upper-arm)

Pazaibs (anklets)