figure in the photo is in the formal costume which the Emperor uses in
the Imperial Household's usual practice or extraordinary ceremony.
color is the "kohrozen"the color of the Emperor's "hoh"
patterns are: a paulownia, a bamboo, a phoenix, a kirin.
Emperor Saga defined the costume in the eleventh year of Kohjin period.
the ceremony of accession to the throne, the dress of the chapter twelve
of "konben", the Emperor's full dress, was used as a
ceremonial costume until the time of Emperor Kohmei.
time of Emperor Meiji and the"Korozen-no gohoh" have been used
for the ceremony of accession to the throne of the Emperor.
the Emperor wears six kinds of the ceremonial costumes:the "Kohrozen-no
gohoh",the"Gosaifuku" for a divine work,the "Ohiki-nohshi",
the "O-nohshi",the "O-konohshi".
case of a Harvest Festival after an Emperor's enthronement, a vestment
is used for the matter of "yuki" and the main "kiryoh-den"
usual practice religious service, it is used always only at the time of
the Niname festival. It
is that day of the ceremony of accession to the throne.
used by the Emperor for the "Kashikodokoro Ohmae's ceremonies",
and at the time when the Emperor's going from the "Tongu", the
temporary royal palace, and to the "Kairyuden" palace.