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Uchikake

The terms Heian, Kamakura, Muromachi, Momoyama refer to historical eras. See the Japanese Historical Eras reference page.

         

Middle and upper class (Samurai class) wear for the Muromachi and Momoyama eras. The uchikake (top robe) grew increasingly fancier towards the end of period and could be brocade fabric, dyed with shibori, with applied gold foil and silk embroidery.

Garments: Multiple Kosodes, Uchikake

Koshimaki

A summer version of the Uchikake that became fashionable in the Momoyama era where the top layer is tied tightly around the hips and then allowed to fall off the shoulders until it makes an artificially stiff "bustle" effect.

Garments: Multiple Kosodes, Uchikake

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This page created July 20, 2002

Last updated August 02, 2005