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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 winter costume for women. The design depicts flowing water, sweet flags, cranes and others on a brilliant cloth which was dyed with orpiment. Most of the ancestral BINGATA-dyed costumes of the Sho royal family had yellow background, and orpiment was used for most of them.

Data ListNational Treasure: Ryukyu King Sho Family Related Documents
Document Code05000020