This one shoulder dress is made from a cotton fabric its called a pangi in Suriname its available in all kinds of colors u always with checkers! Everybody has a pangi man, woman and child. The most common use of a pangi is, 2 meters just wrapped around the body, since the weather is hot its a great alternative to wear when at home! Its also used for the traditional wear to celebrate our national holidays, birthdays and funerals.
This dress was made to celebrate Keti Koti
(cutting of chains) on July 1st (end of slavery). Its a one shoulder dress with a bow, a flower application and a litlle sparkel. The pangi is in the colors of our flag.
Till next time!