Re: [SCA-JML] Re: jinbaori pattern
- My own Jinbaori was made from the best example I could find: in Arms and Armor of the Samurai by Bottomly and Hopson on page 152 (also 145).
I hope this helps.
William S. Giltner
Lrd Tatsuo Okami
Iron River Armoury
--- On Tue, 6/1/10, wodeford <wodeford@...> wrote:
From: wodeford <wodeford@...>
Subject: [SCA-JML] Re: jinbaori pattern
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2010, 5:35 PM
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jeanel Walker <brytephyre@...> wrote:
> I also made two small pockets to slide bamboo slats into the shoulders so it would stand out and give me the look of broad shoulders
Edo period kataginu were stiffened in this manner, however, this method was not in fashion during our period.
Compare the two images below.
16th century kataginu kamishimo, shoulders unstiffened.
Edo period kataginu kamishimo with stiffened shoulders:
As far as I'm aware, jinbaori did not receive this treatment because they were generally worn over armor which provides plenty of bulk as it is.
Saionji no Hanae
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