Blouse, wrap skirt and jacket: napped wool fabric, on the jacket are insets of imported Tibetan fabrics; hat (layap bulo): woven bamboo with worked-in bark; boots: napped wool, leather; rich jewelry made out of various materials; on loan from the Museum für Völkerkunde Wien
The Laya are semi-nomadic yak breeders in the mountainous north of Bhutan. Their lifestyle also defines their traditional clothing.
Cap: felt, made so that rain water runs off from the tip; jacket: napped, felted wool fabric;
tunic: skin of some type of deer, the side with the fur can be worn inside or outside; pants: napped wool fabric; leggings: leather; boots: wool and leather; on loan from Lyonpo Sangay Ngedup
»Brokpa« means herdsman or nomad and also refers to an ethnic group in the district of Merak Sakteng in East Bhutan.
Wrap dress (kira): silk with warp stripes and patterened flushing warp, richly embroidered, held by two silver clasps (koma) and a tablet woven belt (kera); measurements (open) 290 x 150 centimeters; blouse (wonju): silk; on loan from the Museum für Völkerkunde Wien
Today, the traditional clothing of the Drukpa population is the national costume of Bhutan and is also worn by other ethnic groups.