is the going-out costume of the Imperial Court or a samurai woman.
is the shortcut of "tsubomeru (=to close)" which means wearing
without opening clothes. That
is, it can be tucked up and worn at the time of going out.
"kosode"and" hitoe" and" uchiki" is piled
"uchiki" is worn flatly with putting arms through sleeves.
for this "uchiki", the collar attachment and side openings
differ from the ordinary one. A
red "kake-obi" (=belt) is applied to a breast.
case of visiting shrines or taking a trip, a charm is hung in front.
figure in the photo has a sedge hat called "ichime-gasa" in
the hand and wears a pair of straw sandals with fat straps at feet.