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Re: [SCA-JML] Interesting Resource/More Mobakama

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  • Elaine Koogler
    It s times like these when I wish I read Japanese! The pictures are wonderful but I can t really determine what they represent... Kiri ... -- /It is only
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 26, 2010
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      It's times like these when I wish I read Japanese! The pictures are
      wonderful but I can't really determine what they represent...


      On 8/26/2010 8:56 PM, Ellen Badgley wrote:
      > I'll have you know that I squee'd like a little girl when I saw these, but
      > not because of any Kamakura period reference...
      > Those are actually not meant to be Kamakura period, but much earlier-- Asuka
      > period! It's an imitation of the Korean styles that were popular at the
      > time. This is a period that I've been looking at a lot more closely in
      > recent times (*cough* http://www.flickr.com/photos/tatsushu/4492426401/),
      > and I actually have a little book on period hairstyles from throughout
      > Japanese history that includes these very same outfits (I mean, the exact
      > same ones, down to the fabric and patterns). I believe they're from the
      > Jidai Matsuri that takes place in Kyoto every autumn, or perhaps a second
      > festival?
      > The links on the left actually contain other pages with outfits from
      > different periods-- here (
      > http://www.fashion-kyoto.or.jp/orikyo/maturi/index07.html) is the Nara
      > period stuff, and here (
      > http://www.fashion-kyoto.or.jp/orikyo/maturi/index05.html) is
      > Kamakura...complete with details of the mobakama you were looking for!
      > Thank you so much for sending this link, I will be drooling over this for a
      > long time to come, and looking for more info on the Kyoto Costume Institute!
      > - Abe Akirakeiko
      > On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 9:26 AM, booknerd9<Booknerd9@...> wrote:
      >> I was surfing along the web and found this website:
      >> http://www.fashion-kyoto.or.jp/orikyo/maturi/index06.html
      >> I recognized, under the kamakura tab, it was the kosode and skirt that was
      >> on a subpage of the Japanese Costume museum![1] This... may be interesting,
      >> especially since I can now see more mobakama/shipira. I can't *quite* make
      >> out how the later is constructed. It looks like two pieces but did people
      >> have looms that wide?[2]
      >> [1]http://www.iz2.or.jp/mushinotare/shopping2.html
      >> [2] Would have to have been at least 30 inches or so since it would be the
      >> equivalent of two body panels... Maybe it's four pieces? Six pieces?
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