figure in the photo is modeled on Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1537-98), a
well-known warlord. He
is in a warrior general's everyday wear called "dohbuku."
wears a red "zukin" hood which covers his head, a "kosode
(=small sleeves)" garment of smooth and glossy "rinzu",
refined silk fabrics, and "sashinuki" trousers.
carries a sword at the waist and he wears a "dohbuku" coat,
made of "Ezo-nishiki" brocade, with wide sleeves..
He has a "bonbori"
fan in his hand. In
those days, Toyotomi Hideyoshi is considered to have worn such a costume
in the large tea party of Kitano, or at Daigo's cherry blossom viewing,