[Katabira] (Unlined summer garment) Landscape with design of caps, [bugaku] (imperial court dance) drums and curtains on white ramie ground

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[Katabira] (Unlined summer garment) Landscape with design of caps, [bugaku] (imperial court dance) drums and curtains on white ramie ground

Textiles / Edo

Edo period, 19th century

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This robe is woven from ramie, a cool fiber similar to linen. Women wore robes like this only in the eighth month, the hottest time of year."

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