was worn by the high-ranked Imperial court nobles and the high-ranked
daimyos in their houses everday from the middle term to the later half
of Edo era. It
was of the same form as the sacerdotal vestment called "dohfuku",
and was the clothes of "sha" silk fabrics dyed in color.
"ko-dohfuku" is a type of "dohfuku" of which pleats
under the waist position of the "dohfuku" are omitted, and it
is made a seam. and the form is similar to the "fuka-e (=deep
clothes)" of the Han dynasty (=China). The
figure in the photo wears the "ko-dohfuku" of "sha"
fabrics with patterns, which was made for a daimyo.
wears a "sashinuki" (or "nu-bakama) trousers.
He has a "bonbori"
fan, too. The
"ko-dohfuku" in the photo was actually used by the people of
the Mohri family in the later half of Edo era.