“Costume” Terms

Chōhan-zukin (長範頭巾)

A type of Noh costume (headgear), used for the master thief Kumasaka Chōhan, who appears in the Noh ...

Kosode (小袖)

A kind of kimono with small cuffs, similar to the shape of modern ones. The name comes from the shap...

Enbi-zukin (燕尾頭巾)

A kind of costume used for kyōgen plays. A hood worn for a role different from the average person, s...

Obitori-no-o (帯取の緒)

The samurai wore a sword with a leather strap attached to the metal hanging fittings of the scabbard...

Tsuyuhimo (露紐)

Cords under the sleeves of a wide-sleeved costume. There is a cord to tie the sleeve in each cuff of...

Kamuri-himo (冠紐)

A strap used to secure a crown such as ui-kammuri (worn by a young man during the coming-of-age cere...

Kanmuri-himo (冠紐)

A strap used to secure a crown such as ui-kanmuri (worn by a young man during the coming-of-age cere...

Torimino (鳥蓑)

A type of costume: an outer layer that covers the body for waterproofing, keeping out snow and cold....

Hamino (羽蓑)

A type of costume: an outer layer that covers the body for waterproofing, keeping out snow and cold....


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