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20108Re: A few over-robe questions

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  • wodeford
    Nov 13, 2005
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      --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, Yamana Hitomi <yamana.hitomi@c...> wrote:

      > Ah! but when I make the sleeves 15" they look really short, and I'm not
      > tall ("about 5'3") They look about twice as long in the pictures you
      > have here: http://www.wodefordhall.com/display.htm hence the confusion

      Wait, is that too long or too short? And remember, the average Asian
      lady is closer to your size than mine (5'6", Size 16 dresses)! Big and
      voluminous is the whole point of Heian styles. Conspicuous consumption
      equals wealth and importance.

      Have we met? I know I've met Tsurumi-hime and Yoshiaki-dono.....

      Saionji (Makiwara)
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