figure in the photograph shows the clothes of common women after the
middle of the Heian Era . They
wear a"hosoobi (=narrow sassh) for a garment with
sometimes wear "shibira" the substitution of "mo" ,
which is considered to be the vestiges of "kyo," the skirt of "shitagasane"
of the Nara Era , around the waist. Moreover,
"koshinuno" (=waist cloth) might be worn and a garment without
sleeves might be worn on it. The
composite figure is in the style of "kosode (short sleeve kimono)",
with "shibira". Her
hair is short, and is done up with "motoyui" (=hair string) on
the back. "Suhama-monyo
(Suhama pattern)", which was in-fashon those days, is printed on
the "kosode" kimono.