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Ceremonial Skirt / Blouse: Ga'Amay
  Ceremonial Skirt / Blouse:
Ga'Amay


The colorful blouse is believed to be a ceremonial article of clothing that the religious leader of the Ga'Amayans would probably wear during religious ceremonies. Its intricate designs and patterns led archaeologists to believe that the Ga'Amayans had marvelous craftsmanship, because they probably had to make everything that has been embellished on the blouse. The Ga'Amayans were probably very skilled at making metal flat and workable, so they must have had metal deposits on their island, because they use it in their clothing.


Media:
silver beads, cloth, purple beads

Size: 30cm x 71.5 cm
 

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