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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

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.

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  • 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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