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

Lined costume in BINGATA dyeing.

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Lined costume in BINGATA dyeing.


This is a BINGATA-dyed winter costume for women. Outer material of the costume was dyed by using a dying technique called OBORO type, which uses 2 kinds of stencils. Its design depicts auspicious clouds, cranes, pine trees and others over the view of seashore scenes on pink background. The same stencils were also used for the lining, and its background was dyed in light blue, yellow and pink. This is the costume which design is depicted in detail.

Data ListNational Treasure: Ryukyu King Sho Family Related Documents
Document Code05000010