Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Digest Number 2132
- Noble Cousin!
Greetings from Solveig!
> I'm going to guess that "peaceful final period" refers to the latterYou guessed correctly. What it said in Japanese was Heian Makki (End
> end of the Heian period.
of the Heian period).
> This description of the informal winter outfit shown atYou are again correct. In fact a tradition of women cutting their
> http://www.iz2.or.jp/fukusyoku/wayou/21.htm appears to offer a "clue"
> on how to tell whether a woman is married, namely the shorter side
> locks of hair
hair in connection with getting married persisted up into the late
There are a number of other interesting Heian customs such as the
"sash" given to a pregnant woman by the presumed father indicating
the legitimacy of the forthcoming child. This persisted well into the
Kamakura period as attested by the Confessions of Lady Nijo.
Your Humble Servant