- --- In email@example.com, Solveig Throndardottir <nostrand@a...>
>My web page has instructions on how to construct obi and appropriate
> Noble Cousins!
> Greetings from Solveig! The modern obi is generally wider for both
> males and females than were their premodern precursors. You should not
> in general duplicate the width of a modern obi. Others have already
> talked about the kosode, but I figured that someone should say
> something about the "obi" as well. Incidentally, the modern obi is tied
> in back. Its premodern precursors were generally tied in front.
pre-1600 dimensions. http://www.wodefordhall.com/kosode.htm
Apologies if any links are wonky, I've just moved to a new web host.
Saionji no Hanae