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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 a BINGATA-dyed costume with dropping peony and long-tailed chicken patterns in the hemp leaf-patterned mists on the upper part, swallows on the middle part, and cranes and sweet flags on the bottom part of a white silk. A difficult dyeing technique called RYOMENZOME (two-sided dyeing) was used to dye this costume, in which patterns are laid out in the same position on each side of the costume.

Data ListNational Treasure: Ryukyu King Sho Family Related Documents
Document Code05000018