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Traditional technique : Kimono
Birthplace : Kyoto
Age of origin : Around 800
Period : Heian period

History :

In the Jomon period, clothes are the beginning of wearing big fish skin such as sharp, prey's animal hair, tree skin etc etc. As farming develops, fibers are born. Fabrics that combine the fibers will settle. In the Yayoi era called "Wei Shishi Women Tempo" which is said to have existed the Yamataikoku of Queen Himikoshi, the men were wearing a Kimono and the girls wearing a perfusionist (kanji) There is left. Tenpa is a clothes that opens a hole in the middle of a large cloth and puts her head out there. Riki is a clothes that connects one cloth from the shoulder and ties in front, wraps another cloth on the waist and ties in front. In the Kofun period, you can see the costumes from a lot of clay figures and Haniwa.

Male 's clothes Hakama (Kimakabama), girl' s costume (Kinomo) seen in the collar was a left shoulder. It is a meeting opposite to the present. In the Asuka and Nara era, Chinese affairs of culture came in through the dispatch of temporary envoys and envoys. Men had hakama (hakama) on clothes (kimono), women attached garments (clothes) to clothing.In the Nara era, how to adjust the collar has changed to the contemporary right shoulder . Heian period costumes are famous for eleven single clothes and tie bands. This is a fine costume of a public house. In the Kamakura and Muromachi period samurai took power. The samurai boy's pillar (Hitate), girls' clothes hakama (Kimokama) are representative costumes. In this era, the small sleeve that was wearing under appears in the table. This sleeve is the prototype of the current kimono.

In the Azuchi · Momoyama period, the dyeing technique developed greatly and the pattern of the sleeve became luxurious. Male is a shoulder clothing hakama (Katagiri Takuma) born in the Kamakura-Muromachi Period, girls are hammered in (Shinkunaku), and waistband (waisted figure). It was almost the same as the present age in Edo era.

Feature :

Japan has its own traditional folk clothes. It is what is commonly called "kimono". The meaning of the word kimono refers to clothing in general but recently it has become a word pointing to traditional Japanese clothing. There are things called "kimono" and what is called "kimono" in kimono. "Kimono" is cotton, "Kimono" is a product of silk. In modern times, kimono is often called "kimono" in many cases. The general way of wearing kimonos is to wear "Skin Bow Jig" on the skin, wear a "Nagaguchiban" with a handle on it, then wear a " I will wear long clothing. Besides, there are various kinds of women's clothes such as kimono and sleeves in regular wear, small patties for everyday wear, etc.

Also in men's clothes, there are five types of regular wear, regular wear jinbei (jinbae), juvenile coat (hatpi) .As culture and climate are different in Japan and the West, clothing that reflects its influence will differ greatly in shape and structure. Japanese clothing and European clothes have the following differences.

1, clothes wear according to the front right of the man and the front left of the woman, whereas the kimono matches the right front. Together with the right front, you can put on a person who died, you will be dressed in a wardrobe. 2, Clothes will clothe the clothes with buttons and fasteners and fix them, but clothes should be fastened by tightening the band at the waist and not to bare. 3, The sleeves of the clothes are thin and there is little space margin, but the space in the kimono is wider because there is a sack-shaped garter (sleeve) on the sleeve. 4, When you are tailored you use a method called curved cutting in clothes, but a method called straight cutting is used for kimonos.

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