Garment in "Bingata" Stencil Dyeing: Design of peonies on a white cotton ground

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Garment in "Bingata" Stencil Dyeing: Design of peonies on a white cotton ground

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Second Sho dynasty, Ryukyu kingdom, 19th century

Cotton

丈115.0 裄63.5

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Garments such as this one with designs of large motifs were worn by members of the king’s family or descendants of the warrior class. Ordinary citizens wore garments featuring small motifs.

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