The Costume Museum Kyoto Japan Costume History in Japan
The Era of Ancient Burial Mounds
The Era of Ancient Tomb Culture
7 - A Woman Wearing Kinu (jacket) and Mo (pleated skirt)
The Costume Museum Kyoto JapanThe Costume Museum Kyoto Japan
The Costume Museum Kyoto Japan
1 Kinu
2 Shizuri Belt
3 Mo
4 Hire
5 Tedama Gem
6 Necklace
7 Masaki-no-katsura Crown
8 Ozasaba-no Tegusa
9 Hikage-no Tasuki (sash)
Amanouzume-no Mikoto, who danced in front of the Gate of the Celestial Rock Cave, is one of the key person of the birthmyth of Japan. She wore straight hair wig and Hikage-no Tasuki (sash) holding Ozasaba-no Tegusa. She also wore Kinu, Mo, shizuri belt and Hire (sash) on the shoulder. The sash traces of wide cloth for covering whole body.
The prietests of Korea dance holding a small bamboo branch. The overall impression is reminiscent Korean priestess costume today.