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  • Ii Saburou
    Feb 3, 2002
      On Sun, 3 Feb 2002, Anthony J. Bryant wrote:

      > > Makes sense. Is it attached to the belt (is it an obi that you see around
      > > the armor, that the sword is hung from/stuck through?)?
      >
      > There are actually several sets of cords going around the body. One is the
      > tachiobi (which holds the sword). One is the koshikawa, which is the waist
      > cord for the ebira (quiver). (The tsurumaki actually hangs off this.) Another
      > is the uwaobi, which kind of holds everything together. In older armours,
      > this was a large, cord like thingie, while in the sengoku period it was a
      > real cloth sash.

      So, do all three exist in the later armours as well? I've just been using
      one, lately. I may have to change that.

      -Ii
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