founders of Kabuki play are "Izumo no Okuni (=Okuni from the
country of Izumo)" and "Nagoya Yamasaburo (=Yamasaburo of
Nagoya Town). The
figure in the photo shows a imaginary costume of Okuni.
a shrine maiden of Izumo Taisha (=Izumo Shrine).
visited Kyoto, the capital city of Japan, after going through countries
for collection donation to repair the shrine.
her style of costume at that time and she had danced in this style
during the trip. Her
hair was cut in the style of "kaburo (= bald head).
covered with the bamboo hat, lacquered in black color.
a red "muna-himo (=chest string)",a white "chihaya"
jacket with "kotsuyu" and a red "kiri-bakama"
wears a set of "yoraku" ornament made of of gold and copper on
the waist. She
also wears "juzu" rosary (= portable bell to neck, and she has
a "shumoku" stick in the right hand."