West Sumatra, Minangkabau, Anak Daro & Marapulai

Written by on July 21, 2012 in Sumatera Dynasties with 0 Comments

West Sumatra, Minangkabau,  Anak Daro & Marapulai


The wedding costume in Minangkabau is usually deep red and some black ornaments, but we decided to wear all blue with some silver patterns. There is the famous ‘suntiang’, which weighs 1.5 kilos and heavy jeweleries for the anak daro (bride). The marapulai (groom) has a keris pusako and wears a thick blue hat, with pinned silver brooch on his head. The ‘blue wedding’ is not only unique, it shows some personality.

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