What is Cambodian Sampot?

What is the idea of Cambodian sampot?

Sampot. Sampot is the national garment of Cambodia, dating back to the Funan era when important Chinese diplomats asked the Cambodian king to order the people to cover themselves. Still commonly worn today in rural areas, the sampot is worn by both men and women as a form of sarong.

What is sampot Hol made from?

Sampot Hol is another typical traditional textile made from silk. It has become a genuine Khmer art style for hundreds of years. The sampot hol comes in over 200 patterns and three to five colors (yellow, red, brown, blue and green). Patterns are usually animals and geometric or floral motifs.

How do you wear a sampot?

Sampot Chang Kben

It is worn by wrapping the material around the waist and pulling away from the body. A knot is then drawn between the legs and held in place by a belt. In modern Cambodia, it is worn by women for special occasions.

What religion is Cambodia?

Cambodia is predominantly Buddhist with 80% of the population being Theravada Buddhist, 1% Christian and the majority of the remaining population follow Islam, atheism, or animism. Buddhist nun at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Do Cambodians wear sarongs?

In Cambodia today , sarong use is mostly for middle aged or older people in rural areas, we rarely see young women wearing sarongs in the city as it is considered old fashion. But for now Sarong is very popular because some famous stars in Cambodia and other businesses make this Sarong in the other way.

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