Garment in "Bingata" Stencil Dyeing, Chrysanthemum, peony, cloud, and magpie design on yellow cotton ground

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Garment in "Bingata" Stencil Dyeing, Chrysanthemum, peony, cloud, and magpie design on yellow cotton ground

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Okinawa Main Island

Second Sho dynasty, Ryukyu kingdom, 19th century

Cotton

丈129.0 裄58.0

1領

The blue magpie is a motif used by the royal family of Ryukyu. The stencil-dyed technique used for this particular piece, which was possibly intended for dancers, is undeveloped. "

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