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Attire Made of Shell-beads and Linen (珠衣)

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This woven shell-bead dress luks kaha, made of linen, is decorated with thousands of shell-beads. The arms slip into openings at the sleeve position or the garment is simply draped over the back. This was most likely the attire of a chieftain or other powerful individual.

Length 95.0, width 51.0 cm

Collected in northern Taiwan



Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica

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