Following are the common dresses/shawls of the Hmar tribe.
Hmar Am is finely woven cloth for the aristocratic womenfolk
Tawn Lo Puon is a breast cloth never to be touched by a man.
Tharlaikawn is a body wrapper with coloured strips on the back for the women.
Ngo tlong is a white wrapper for women.
Thangsuo Puon is for the great hunters and heroes who have earned the title ‘Thangsuo” for valour.
Rukrak Puon is a long wrapper for village aristocrats.
Hmar Puon is a common cloth with black and white strips.
Daraki is a dhoti for the malefolk.
Paihar is a chaddar for men.
Lukawm is a soft cloth for man’s headgear.
Puondum is a chaddar for menfolk.
Puon Kernei is the finely woven breast wrapper for the village maidens.
Thlanlam Puon is worn by women and young ladies on mourning day.
(Last update on Feb 8, 2009. Inpui welcomes more information on each of the cloth/shawls and photos for this section)