Striped Robe, Bashofu
Ryukyuu Islands, Okinawa, Japan
Late 19th / early 20th century
Banana fiber (basho), cotton
46 in x 42 in :: 116.8 cm x 106.7 cm
Traditionally made from the inner fiber of the banana tree (basho), this distinctive Okinawan garment features a variegated striping which gives it an earthy yet ethereal beauty.
Inventory # 103627
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