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Surihaku (摺箔)

A type of lined kosode, or short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character. Surihaku refers to the process of creating designs by applying gold or silver foil to paste applied to the cloth of the kimono with a stencil, the process that gives the costume its name. A triangular pattern and scale-shaped surihaku are often used for characters that convey obsession and jealousy. For older female characters, rusted metal foil called Ubagihaku is used to indicate the passage of time.

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