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Rare Ainu Ceremonial Dress.  
Edo Period, circa 1850, 55x122cm. 

Starting from the end of the eighteenth century, in certain cases the elm fibre fabrics were replaced with cotton tissue coming from  ...
Rare Ainu Ceremonial Dress.  
Edo Period, circa 1850, 55x122cm. 

Starting from the end of the eighteenth century, in certain cases the elm fibre fabrics were replaced with cotton tissue coming from  ...
Rare Ainu Ceremonial Dress.  
Edo Period, circa 1850, 55x122cm. 

Starting from the end of the eighteenth century, in certain cases the elm fibre fabrics were replaced with cotton tissue coming from  ...
Rare Ainu Ceremonial Dress. Edo Period, circa 1850, 55x122cm. Starting from the end of the eighteenth century, in certain cases the elm fibre fabrics were replaced with cotton tissue coming from Japanese manufacturers that, like all tissues Edo, had sober and often dark hues. This antique and very rare jacket is the one of the typical wear of Ainu, aborigine lived in Hokkaido. Made of cotton, and added characteristic pattern, which are made with applique and embroidery. This piece has magic atmosphere, whose design has roots in ancient Jomon culture.
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