Re: [SCA-JML] true or false details
- David Williams wrote:
> A few day ago I had asked about whether Samurai always carried their swords with them. The reason I had asked is I am thinking about dressing in japanese garb for an event and court will be held. So was wondering about staying in "character" and what would be proper.I thought someone answered, but, IIRC, proper etiquette would be to
> I am trying for a Muromachi period around 1550.
> Just trying to figure out what is proper.
leave the katana at the door, keeping the wakisashi with you. When you
approach the throne, you either remove it and leave it at your
seat...or, if you are in fealty to the Crown...and have Their
permission, continue wearing it. When my lord occasionally wears
Japanese garb, this is his practice...and I believe it is correct for
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> > 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.