Ryukyu Textile Exhibition at Times Gallery through Sunday

The Ryukyu Textile Exhibition started Wednesday and runs through Sunday at the Times Gallery on the second floor of Okinawa Times newspaper building in Kumoji, Naha City.

The exhibition displays new Bingata textiles that, unlike traditional bingata, are designed with muted colors, and Bashofu works of National Living Treasure Toshiko Taira.

Visitors can also order a tailored women’s bridal robe ‘Ucchaki’ (in Okinawan dialect, Uchikake in Japanese) at the exhibition, and watch a demonstration of weaving of Miyako-jofu.

17:54 27 Oct , 2016