The Costume Museum Kyoto Japan Costume History in Japan
The Kamakura Period
- The Azuchi -Momoyama Period -
84 - Warrior in kari-shozoku (=hunting wear).
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1 nae-eboshi
2 igote
3 suikan-no-kami
4 suikan-no-shimo
5 utsubo
6 kawazutsumi-no-tachi
7 tsurumaki
8 monoi-gutsu
9 ayai-gasa
10 mukabaki
11 koshi-gatana
12 yumi
13 yukake
A samurai wore this costume called " kari - shozoku" when hunting in the fields or in case of " yabusame," a kind of samurai's a game]. The samurai wore "nae-eboshi" cap and "ayai-gasa" hat knitted with rush from the top. The center of the hat is referred to as "koji" and it is high in order to put in "motodori" collected hair. For the bottom, the samurai wore "suikan" or " hitatare." Moreover, the samurai wore "igote" protector to the left arm and " yugake," leather gloves called " tebukuro " in case of " yabusame." "Yugake (=scald)" is glove made of leather attached for protection of a finger when shooting a bow. The samurai also wears a cover of deer's summer skin called "mukabaki." He wore a pair of "monoi-gutsu" shoes on foot and hung a long sword on the waist. The figure in the photo hangs "utsubo," a arrow holder, [a "ebira" holder in case of" yabusame"], and has a bow and a waist sword. "Utsubo (=quiver)" is the container of the shape of a pipe for carrying arrows.