University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:21408
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ryukyuan
Provenience: Japan
Ryukyu Islands
Section:Asian
Materials:Banana Fiber
Credit Line:Gift of William Henry Furness 3rd, 1898

Description

Natural color, with dark brown stripes. Coarsely woven. For the kimono of a person (man, woman or child) of the lower class. Enough to make, say, one and a half kimonos, depending on the size. Thread count: 20/cm. warp and 13-14/cm. weft.


Bibliography:

[Book] 1996. Report of Survey of Okinawan Cultural Properties in the U.S.A.. Okinawa Prefectural Board of Education. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1899. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 1. pg. 39-50 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 44View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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