(=pure clothe) is used as dress of "kessai" at the time of a
divine work. It
is non-pattern although The form of"jo-e" is the same as that
of ëß. Although
the color of "Jo-e" is usually white, it has yellow "jo-e."
Shinto priest is wears a formal headgear, originally designed for court
nobles, in wearing the "jo-e." There
is another costume called "jo-e." It is a sacerdotal vestment
for the Buddhist priests. It
is used for the event of Buddhistic Shintoism and
called "donjiki, " a robe, which is pure white and has no
patterns, may also be called "jo-e."
the robe, to which "sodetsuyu" is attached, is also called "jo-e."
It is worn by the "ajari kaiho gyoja" (=a Buddhist ascetic)
of Mt.Hiei. In
addition, "suzukake" of the white hemp of mountaineering
ascetic is called "jo-e." Right
colors, such as white and yellow, were considered to be pure colors.
muddy colors called "keshiki" had the meaning of being impure.