More about the Suriname Pangi.
Pangi is a piece of cloth that can be worn in many ways and traditionally a pangi always has a meaning.
It can be used for spiritual meaning, for conveying a message, or simply as a fashion statement and or showing your pride in your culture.
Sometimes Surinamese will also generally call a piece of clothing a pangi.
I’m just going to deal with the basic pangi.
Pangi as a skirt with a matching head wrap or as a skirt with matching shoulder wrap:
The men usually wear a pangi over the shoulder as seen in these examples:
Basic Pangi Meaning:
The basic meaning of a pangi when worn over the shoulder is as follows: If you wear it over your left shoulder, covering your heart, it means you are taken, married. If you wear it over your right shoulder it means your heart is…
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