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Thursday, November 11, 2010
An Okinawan Hat (Hanagasa) Photo
The Hanagasa is a brilliantly colored hat worn by women performing a dance called Yotsudake.
The hat represents a large red flower, the blue symbolizes the sky, the silver waves, the ocean.
More about traditional Okinawan attire may be seen here.
Posted by RyukyuMike at 9:34 PM
Labels: Dance, Flower, Hat, Okinawa, Photography
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