Japanese garb via Facebook Group Dagorhir Garb Discussions

A collection of documents for Japanese garb.

 

The Basics: 

Kosode: This garment is pretty much the backbone of all Japanese clothing for men and women.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kosode

 

By the SCA folks: http://www.wodefordhall.com/kosode.htm  *This article is fantastic and has patterns!

From Reconstructing History: http://www.reconstructinghistory.com/articles/japanese-articles/a-brief-history-of-japanese-clothing.html

Wafuku historical overview: http://www.immortalgeisha.com/wiki/index.php?title=Wafuku#Nara_period_.28710-794.29

 

Asuka Period (538-710) and Nara Period (710-794)

General history (Asuka Period)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asuka_period

General history (Nara Period)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nara_period

 

General clothing: From pre-historic to Nara period: http://www.iz2.or.jp/english/fukusyoku/fukusei/index.htm

Powerpoint Guilde to Nara Era Clothing: http://www.wayo.ac.jp/guide/museum/2011-1116-1310.pdf

Nara and Heian era: http://katiearmstrong.hubpages.com/hub/History-of-Kimono-Part-2-Nara-and-Heian-Periods

 

 

Heian Period (794-1192)

General historyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heian_period

 

Women’s clothing: Junihote: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C5%ABnihitoe

General clothing: 

Several examples of Heian men and women’s clothing: http://www.iz2.or.jp/english/fukusyoku/wayou/index.htm

Mostly Heian Era patterns: http://www.reconstructinghistory.com/

 

 

Kamakura-Muromachi Period (1192-1603)

*Clothing didn’t change much through this time.  This includes the warring states periods. 

General history (Kamakura)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamakura_period

General history (Nanboku-cho): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanboku-ch%C5%8D_period

General history (Muromachi): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muromachi_period

General history (Azuchi-Momoyama): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azuchi-Momoyama_period

 

General clothing: 

Several examples of clothing from this period: http://www.iz2.or.jp/english/fukusyoku/busou/index.htm

By the SCA folks: http://www.wodefordhall.com/kosode.htm  *This article is fantastic and has patterns!

 

 

Edo Period (1603-1867)

*Technically by general garb consensus, this is too recent, but it’s worth including.

General history: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edo_period

 

General clothing: Hanten: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanten

**Kimono: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kimono

Several examples: http://www.iz2.or.jp/english/fukusyoku/kosode/index.htm

 

**Kimono as they are worn in Japan today originated in the mid-Edo period as the middle class began to settle and emulate the styles of the upper class.  Be aware that using them is outside of Dagohir’s time-line.