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28393Re: [SCA-JML] gores and gussets

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  • Ellen Badgley
    Oct 3, 2012
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      Yoinking *Jidai isshou no nuikata* off the shelf... *yoink*

      All of the Heian-and-later pleated *hakama *and *sashinuki *have a very
      clear square gusset a la Hiraizumi-dono's (Tony's) pattern. However, the
      earlier Nara-period reproductions (from Shoso-in examples) tend to be
      different, and at least one of those (an "undergarment") has the 3-4 inch
      "strip" at the crotch, similar to the one photographed in Honcho-Gunkiko.
      (In Nuikata, the same kanji is used for this crotch-piece as for the
      gusset in the other cases.)

      So, in summary, they're both period approaches, it appears.

      - Abe Akirakeiko

      On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 5:11 PM, Solveig Throndardottir <nostrand@...>wrote:

      > **
      > Noble Cousin!
      > Greetings from Solveig!
      > > Does anyone have any evidence for how the two legs of hakama were joined
      > > together, or are we all still making a best guess?
      > There are patterns for hakama in the Nuikata book. Unfortunately, my copy
      > is lent out at the moment. Maybe someone else will notice your enquiry.
      > Your Humble Servant
      > Solveig Throndardottir
      > Amateur Scholar
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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