word "suikan" means "a cloth which is washed with water
and dried without using paste. Originally
it was what the common people wore. Then,
a lower government officials and lower-class samurai came to wear it; it
became a samurai's formal dress like the courtier's "kariginu"
dress after the Kamakura era (1185-1333) . The
form of "suikan" dress resembled "kariginu" ; it is
in "agekubi (=round neckband)" style replacing with "akitsu-gashira"
seen in a head and "ukeo" strap by "himo" string
wearing the "suikan" dress, it is put into "hakama"
the last years of Heian Era, showy liking's are in fashion, and strange
decorations were attached to clothes;the decorations were called "tsukemono
composite figure in the photograph wears uniform of the junior detective
of the police called "hoben" in those days.
speaking, tt is said that "hoben" hired the poor numerators
who committed the misdemeanor as in-the-city controlling officers, etc.