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Toego

Bhutanese women wearing kira with tego

A toego or tego (Dzongkha: སྟོད་གོ་, Wylie: stod go; also romanised tögo) is a long-sleeved, short jacket-like garment worn over a kira by women in Bhutan.[1][2][3][4] The toego is thus part of the national dress of Bhutan required by the driglam namzha along with the kira and wonju.

Both men and women in Bhutan wear the tego under the gho and kira.[5]

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References

  1. ^ Levinson, David; Christensen, Karen (2002). Encyclopedia of Modern Asia: China-India relations to Hyogo. Encyclopedia of Modern Asia 2. Charles Scribner's Sons. pp. 104–105.  
  2. ^ Pem, Tandin; Wangchuk, Jigme (2011-10-14). "Bhutan's New Queen Is at Home".  
  3. ^ Brown, Lindsay; Armington, Stan (2007). Bhutan. Country Guides (3 ed.).  
  4. ^ Napoli, Lisa (2011). Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth. Random House Digital. p. 137.  
  5. ^ Bartholomew, Mark (1985). "Thunder Dragon Textiles from Bhutan: the Bartholomew Collection". Shikōsha. p. 100. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 
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