21768Re: Shoulder Tie
- Nov 8, 2006The technique (and knot) are known as a tasuke. Sometimes the sageo
(cord on sword scabbard) was used when no other rope was available.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Solveig Throndardottir
> Noble Cousin!
> Greetings from Solveig!
> >> I'm sure this has been brought up before, but I am a newbie, so
> >> guys. So my question is what are those ties that you seesamurai wear
> >> that go over their shoulders and cross on the back, I amguessing
> >> thatwhat
> >> they are to tie up the sleves of the kamono when they duel, but
> >> are they called, what are they made of and how do they tie them?himo)
> In case it isn't obvious from the picture, the things are simply
> white cloth tubes. You can make one (it is just like most other
> by folding over a strip of cloth, sewing it together, and thenspecial
> turning it inside out. Basically, there is absolutely nothing
> about them.
> Your Humble Servant
> Solveig Throdnardottir
> Amateur Scholar
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