figure in the photograph wears a small-size "kariginu" dress,
which is sometimes called "ko-kariginu (=small kariginu)".
dress is for children; "Imakagami" ="Mirror of the
Present" , a historical tale of the late Heian era (794-1185)
writes "The hanjiri is a type of kariginu."
color,season,pattern,belt,etc. of "hanjiri" dress are all the
same as those of "kariginu" dress; the dress was named "hanjiri
(=half back)" because the part of it is shorter.
both ends of sleeves, "awabi musubi (=abalone form)" ribbons
are attached, as a fromal decoration. The
color of dress is purple or lemon green, and the patterns of it are "Wakamatsu
karakusa" (=an arabesque pattern), and chrysanthemums with 16
leavesin circle; the Crown Prince, a Imperial prince, a regent, etc.
wore it in their childhood. In
the Muromachi ear (1333-1568), a white "hakama" which was like
a "noh-oguchi" (=a large hakama for Noh play) were worn; the
dress in the photograph is produced in a little old-fashioned way, which
is the Kamakura-era style. The
boy's hairstyle is "sagemizura, that is to wear one's hair in a
plait [in braids]. The
"hanjiri" dress is lemon green in color, and has textured
patterns of towering clouds and Wakamatsu arabesque.
strings attached on both ends of the sleeves are red and white in color;
they are set in the style of "awabi-musubi" tying.
(=sashinuki)" which is textured twice has the purple textured
pattern of tortoise shells, and lying down butterfly in a circle; the "hitoe"
has the textured pattern of red diamonds.