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Maiginu (舞絹)

A wide-sleeved kimono worn by tennyo or female gods, made from ro, or sha fabric with patterns sewn in gold or colored thread. While shaped similarly to the Chōken, both sides of the Maiginu are sewn shut to the hems. It is characterized by the okumi (the cloth in front of where the kimono wraps together), and the Maiginu lacks the cord over the chest of the Chōken. It is often worn in the tsubo-ori style, which makes it appear very delicate and beautiful over the ōkuchibakama, and when worn in this style over the Kinagashi it leavens an elegant and sharp impression. The maiginu has no lining.

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