martes, 22 de marzo de 2011

The Congo

The Congo is one of the oldest Carnival costumes. According to the study the researcher Carlos Franco Medina, the dress is typical of a war dance originally from the Congo in Africa. Colombia is known through the councils of the black Africans were held in Cartagena.

The standard is satin trousers and has patches on the knees, which are in tabular form, the boot pants end up on washers uneven color, the sides have ribbons and sequins. The shirt is long sleeves, with breast of the same fabric layer, which are decorated with pictures of animals made ​​with sequins.

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