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MEDIUM Banana-palm-fiber-thread cloth (basho-fu)
  • Place Made: Okinawa, Japan
  • DATES 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 54 x 45 in. (137.2 x 114.3 cm)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2017.44.9
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John P. Lyden
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Natural color (light tan) banna-palm-fiber-thread cloth (basho-fu) panels with wrap kasuri (ikat) designs of intermittent vertical dark-brown stripes, stitched together into a light kimono with short, slightly pendant sleeves, lined with tan cotton cloth in the shoulder area only. Condition: extremely minor stains and insect damage.
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