the last stage of Edo era, a white "kosode (=short-sleeved) kimono
and a red "ohgoshi-bakama" trousers, a type of "naga-bakama"
tropusers, which was attached with a special broad "koshi-himo
(=waist string) string was worn. The
special dress which the high-class court lady had on only in the near
sight of the Emperor. Instead
of the white "kosode (=short-sleeved kimono)", a dyed "iro-kosode"
(=colored short-sleeved kimono) was worn in some cases.
is done in the "chu-suberakashi" hairstyle which is commonly
called "o-chu (=medium)". The
lady before marriage wore a dark-colored "hakama" trousers;
the figure in the photo wears an original red "oh-bakama"