The Costume Museum Kyoto Japan Costume History in Japan
The Kamakura Period
- The Azuchi -Momoyama Period -
90 - Warrior general all in everyday wear, suo.
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1 futatsu-ori-mage
2 suoh
3 suoh-no-muna-himo
4 suoh-no-kotsuyu
5 suoh-no-hakama
6 suoh-no-koshi-ita
7 suoh-no-hakama-no-koshi
8 kosode
9 kawa-tabi
8 koshi-gatana
9 sensu
The"suo" is almost the same as that of the "hitatare" style. Large crest of flax material which attached the crests of"hitatare" greatly was used. "suo" which simplified "daimon" (=big crest) was able to wear by a samurai's everyday wear or junior. Both top and bottom are made of "retusu" cloth. The figure in the picture wears a "suo" with a "muna-himo" string,a leather "kotsuyu" ribbon,"hakama" with a thin waist string which is made of "retsu" cloth, Afterwards, a "koshiita", the board of Yamagata which hits against the back waist, was added. "sakayaki" hair style which shaves the center of the hair from this time -- the starts of a line -- . The "mage" hair form is a two-layer. The figure in the photo, the statue of Takeda Shingen, and a Daimyo of Sengoku (1521-73) are made reference, and it was made. The material of "suo" in the photo is silk. [ By change of a ruler layer, what was popular everyday clothes became a samurai's everyday wear, and became a junior samurai's full dress at the Edo period. Originally, leather is used for munahimo (string) and chrysanthemum binding by hempen hitoe. As for a hakama, koshihimo also uses the same cloth with the same cloth. Usually, the long hakama was used using the half-hakama at the time of full dress.]