Re: [SCA-JML] Interesting Resource/More Mobakama
- 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
> 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:
>> I recognized, under the kamakura tab, it was the kosode and skirt that was
>> on a subpage of the Japanese Costume museum! 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?
>>  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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