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Detail of the shitagasane train of the sokutai costume, Heian Period Costumes

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory
Kyōto-shi, Japan

The woman’s jūnihitoe sports a long pleated half skirt (mo) draped from the hips and trailing out to the back, and the men’s under robe (shitagasane) has a long narrow trains trailing behind the person. Scenes in picture scrolls depict men with their shitagasane trains (kyo) hanging out of ox carriages or hung over the balustrades of verandahs.

Details

  • Title: Detail of the shitagasane train of the sokutai costume, Heian Period Costumes
  • Location: Saitosenshoten
  • Subject Keywords: Heian Period Costumes, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Rights: © Saitosenshoten, Photo: © Uesugi Haruka
  • External Link: Saitosenshoten

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