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Code

HAB-1-943922327

Date

21st century Summer The middle of the month

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University

University of Mandalay

Location

Amarapura township
Myanmar
MM

Title

Weaving Luntaya Acheik Then and Now: The Making of Myanmar Traditional Dress

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The first figure a governors Myanmar awarded it by honouring. It was the sacred clothe of ancient Myanmar king. This fabric can wear only royal family.

It was colonial dress. During this period, everyone can wear this acheik.

To Know Myanmar people, they conduct by using by media, advertisement, etc. It becomes national costume.

In current situation to wear everyone, they produce three types. This is over 100 shuttle looms, under 100 shuttle looms and 100 shuttle looms as well as silk, silk-satin and satin-nylon.

Now, it become national heritage because it inherited by generation to generation. It is maintained and utilized including state council.

Luntaya acheik is recorded to modernize with social and transformation and globalization through media advertisement.

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