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To a married woman from minangkabau in

west sumatra, wearing the traditional outfit limpapeh


nan rumah gadang resembles a greatness of a
married woman. Limpapeh means a middle pole
from traditional house building west sumatra. The
role of limpapeh in sustain the building just like the
role of mother in a family. If limpapeh collapse, then
the building will collapse too. Similarly, if a mother
can’t control the house, then the family will not long
lasting. Traditional house building west sumatra has
elevated parts which is called anjuang. Likewise, a
minang woman who is living in traditional house
building west sumatra is a respected woman in his
country.