Traditional Ryukyu kimonos are constructed of handwoven fabric with bingata natural dye designs. The underlying fabric is also handwoven, however the weave structure differs and consists of the Kasuri Ikat style.
A Hanagasa (lotus flower hat) is typically worn with the traditional bingata kimono as seen on these Ryukyu dancers…
As you can see, the natural beauty of the Islands are depicted in the Ryukyu kimono culture…flowing water, flora, birds and bright tropical colors…
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the colors are just stunning!
I’m so glad that you like the traditional colorful textiles of the Ryukyus Marie! Thanks for visiting my website!
Obrigado por visitar Têxtil Ryukyu Herança – seus comentários sobre Okinawa cultura e da arte de fibra são muito apreciados!