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Arts and Crafts/Folklore
Fine arts and crafts and folk documents (original) stored in this museum. Personal donations make up the majority of them.

Chinese style ceremonial costume.

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Chinese style ceremonial costume.


This is a winter costume for the Kings of the Ryukyu Kingdom. The costume was made from the cloth gifted by the Chinese emperor at SAPPO. It is a figured cloth called DONSU (satin damask), and it was designed with rounded patterns of dragons and chrysanthemum arabesques on a dark blue indigo-dyed cloth.

Data ListNational Treasure: Ryukyu King Sho Family Related Documents
Document Code05000003

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