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Object #5-14069
Object nameRobe, Attush
Culture of OriginAinu, Japan, Yezo Island
MaterialsBark, Brown, Cloth, Blue
Exhibit LabelThe Ainu's distinctive culture includes these elaborate ceremonial robes woven from the inner bark of elm trees. The embroidered whorl patterns are thought to protect the wearer.
DimensionsL: 44.5 in, W: 47 x 49.5 in
SourceMr. Ralph C. Altman
CreditPurchased from Ralph Altman

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