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Wonju (Bhutan)

Bhutanese girls wearing kira with wonju visible

A wonju (Dzongkha: འོན་འཇུ་; Wylie: 'on-'ju)[1] is a long-sleeved blouse worn by women in Bhutan. Made of silk, polyester, or lightweight cotton, it is worn underneath the kira, part of the national costume under the driglam namzha.[2][3][4][5][6]

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  1. ^ "༈ རྫོང་ཁ་ཨིང་ལིཤ་ཤན་སྦྱར་ཚིག་མཛོད། ༼འོ༽" [Dzongkha-English Dictionary: "'O"]. Dzongkha-English Online Dictionary. Dzongkha Development Commission, Government of Bhutan. Retrieved 2011-10-30. 
  2. ^ Brown, Lindsay; Armington, Stan (2007). Bhutan. Country Guides (3 ed.).  
  3. ^ Levinson, David; Christensen, Karen (2002). Encyclopedia of Modern Asia: China-India Relations to Hyogo. Encyclopedia of Modern Asia 2. Charles Scribner's Sons. p. 104.  
  4. ^ "Costume and Ceremonial Textiles of Bhutan". Textile Museum Journal ( 
  5. ^ Barker, David K. (1985). Designs of Bhutan. White Lotus. p. 8.  
  6. ^ Myers, Diana K.; Peabody Essex Museum (1994). Susan S. Bean, ed. From the Land of the Thunder dragon: Textile Arts of Bhutan. Serindia Publications. pp. 99, 149. Retrieved 2011-10-30. 


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