The Costume Museum Kyoto Japan Costume History in Japan
The Kamakura Period
- The Azuchi -Momoyama Period -
91 - Warrior general all in everyday wear, suo.
The Costume Museum Kyoto JapanThe Costume Museum Kyoto Japan
1 tate-eboshi
a eboshi-no-kake-o
2 ko-nohshi
3 ko-nohshino-ran
4 sodetsuyu
5 sashinuki (nu-bakama)
6 suoh-no-hakama-no-koshi
7 kosode
8 kawa-tabi
9 koshi-gatana
8 sensu
The other name of "konoshi" garment in the photo is "kariginu-noshi." The "konoshi" is a compromise form of "noshi" and "kariginu." Its body length is one joh as well as "kariginu." Its sleeves as well as "kariginu" have a "sodetsuyu" and the "ran" cloth reaches to the skirt of that just like a "noshi." It came to be worn as an ordinary dress of "noshi" after Muromachi era. The "eboshi" headgear became a hardened box type as the special feature of Muromachi era style. Furthermore, a concavo-convex "sabi" , "mayu" and " hinasaki" were made on the surface of "eboshi headgear." Only a few selected men with authority were allowed to wear the purple string of "kakeo". The "hakama" trousers in the photo is a "sashinuki" trousers [=nu-bakama] with white horizontal threads and the "hachi-fuji-mon (=eight wistaria pattern)." In common cases, a person who is older than 40 wears a "noshi" light blue in color. The color becomes thinner with age and a person who is older than 70 wears a white "noshi." In case of much older person, the string of "eboshi" headgear are used not only as a front portion but as a cross, and it is made the "okina-gake" style turned backwards