Garment in "Bingata" Stencil Dyeing: Design of shellfish, floral rafts, and plum branches on a white ramie ground

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Garment in "Bingata" Stencil Dyeing: Design of shellfish, floral rafts, and plum branches on a white ramie ground

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Okinawa Main Island

Second Sho dynasty, Ryukyu kingdom, 19th century

Ramie

丈102.0 裄61.0

1領

This garment features minute patterns rendered in [Bingata], a stencil-dyeing technique unique to Ryukyu. It was also created using the double-ikat weave technique.

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