220[SCA-JML] Re: Hanging Pouches
- Feb 2, 2000On Wed, 2 Feb 2000 Markejag@... wrote:
> Prior to the Edo period there were three major sagemono ('hanging things')Can you give any sources for pictures, or drawings, or even descriptions
> which were attached to the obi (sash). On the right hip was worn the inro
> (medicine box), commonly made from wood, ivory or dried lacquer. All the
> other pouches were worn on the left hip, these included the hiuchi bukuro
> (flint-pouch), carried around to start fires with and the kinchaku (money
> pouch), commonly used to carry money and notably larger than the hiuchi
> bukuro. Both of these were made from leather, animal skin, or silk.
> Earlier there is evidence that that all three were worn on whatever
> side the person wanted.
> All three are sling over the obi and the pouch drawn down through the
> cord to keep it secure and from falling off the obi.
of the above? Especially for the Momoyama period.
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