Re: [SCA-JML] Ate-obi--what exactly is it?
- Ii Saburou wrote:
> As the subject asks, what is an ate-obi? I know that it is worn with suchThat's exactly what it is. Technically, it's what we might call a "self-belt"
> things as the kariginu--seems to be just an all-purpose belt (although you
> probably need one that matches your outfit. My thought is to do an
> ate-obi of the same fabric as that of the kariginu that I am making...
> assuming I have enough fabric. It seems like it just needs to wrap around
> once and tie in front, since there does not appear to be a support
> function (that I can see) other than keeping the garment closed. Any
> thoughts are appreciated.
-- that is, a sash made of the same fabric as the garment it's worn with, so
as to be functionally nearly invisible.