Re: [SCA-JML] Tabi question
>Ii Saburou wrote:Was this also the same tabi worn in 14th century saragaku/Noh? Or was the translation into tabi referring to something else?
>> What materials were tabi usually made out of? All leather? Leather with
>> silk uppers?
>Tabi qua tabi came about exclusively for folks with rank, and were deerskin.
>I don't think they became fabric until the Edo period, though they might
>have been silk-lined. (I'd hate the thought of putting on wet leather socks.