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14 years ago

Dreaming of the dagmay


Various designs of the dagmay( photo)

By Germelina A. Lacorte
Davao Today
Among the Mandayas, the dagmay has been worn as womens skirts but it is also used as blankets and to wrap the dead. Each design, however, carries with it a certain story. Most of the traditional designs, which can easily date back to over a hundred years, have come to them in dreams.