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Mizugoromo (水衣)

A widely used long-sleeved garment worn by male and female characters of lesser standing, yamabushi (mountain priests) and old people. While there are only unlined mizugoromo, there are three separate types: shike, made with an opaque fabric, yore, in which the weft, or width wise thread is scraped to give the fabric a transparent appearance, and shima, made with a striped fabric. The mizugoromo may be worn by in a variety of ways: from above fastened in front of the chest, with the sleeve worn on the shoulder, or with a belt. Mizugoromo are also often used in kyōgen.

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