- I am trying to understand the design of gloves worn with a suit of
"Tanki Yoriaku" calls them Yugake which as I have seen are only for
archery. Searching for patterns only brings patterns for the right
hand. What was the left hand pattern like (I assume it would be
Or are there more conventional gloves for general purpose (archery,
sword, riding etc)?
Any help would be most interesting!
> > Greetings from Solveig! Kyudo practitioners wear two gloves, but theyholding
> > are different. One is for holding the bow while the other is for
> > the arrow.Stone's Glossary shows three *pair* of gloves labled yugake (as well
> No, we don't. There's only the one glove in kyudo. At least,
> MODERN kyudo that is.
as 5 or so right-hand-only yukage) and comments that the bowhand was
sometimes covered with a glove with maille-lining.