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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.

Costume in BINGATA dyeing.

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Costume in BINGATA dyeing.


This is the ancestral BINGATA-dyed costume of the Sho royal family. The design depicts flying cranes and auspicious patterns including pine trees, bamboo and plum blossoms. A soft pongee was used for this costume, and only high ranking people were allowed to wear it.

Data ListNational Treasure: Ryukyu King Sho Family Related Documents
Document Code05000014