27112Re: jinbaori pattern
- Jun 1, 2010--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jeanel Walker <brytephyre@...> wrote:
> I also made two small pockets to slide bamboo slats into the shoulders so it would stand out and give me the look of broad shouldersEdo period kataginu were stiffened in this manner, however, this method was not in fashion during our period.
Compare the two images below.
16th century kataginu kamishimo, shoulders unstiffened.
Edo period kataginu kamishimo with stiffened shoulders:
As far as I'm aware, jinbaori did not receive this treatment because they were generally worn over armor which provides plenty of bulk as it is.
Saionji no Hanae
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