Head 帽子 Bōshi 笠 Kasa Hands 手甲 Tekkō Torso 小袖 Kosode 帯 Obi Legs 裳 Mo Legs (Continued) 袴 Hakama 脛巾 Habaki/ 脚絆 / 脚半 Kyahan Feet 下駄 Geta 足袋 / 単皮 Tabi 草履 Zōri 草鞋 Waraji
Bōshi is a general term for hat or cap. The hats shown in the photo are called eboshi.
Kasa is a general term for a conical hat. A familiar form of kasa would be a coolie hat, seen in many East-Asian countries. The kasa shown in the photo is sometimes referred to as ronin jingasa.
Tekkō is the general term for a covering for the back of the hand and wrist. Tekkō can be simply made of fabric, or covered with metal plates and chainmail for combat.
Kosode litterally translates to “small sleeve”, which is referencing the narrow sleeve opening on the garment.
Obi is a general term for a sash or belt. The term is used in modern context to specifically describe the sash used with kimono. The obi shown in the picture is called a hoso-obi or “narrow sash”.
Mo is used to describe ancient skirts. The garment shown is called mo-bakama, or “wrapping skirt”.
Hakama is a common word for trousers. The trousers shown in the photo are called kuguri- bakama, a style that gather and tie at the knees. umanori hakama & andon bakama
Kyahan, also called habaki, are both terms for leggings. Because of the short trousers, you can clearly see the leggings on this foot solider.
Geta are wooden clogs that are worn outdoors in unsavory conditions, either due to mud or loose ground. The geta shown are called tengu geta. They are unique in design because they only have one prong. They are used by Yamabushi for climbing mountains.
Tabi are cloth socks that have a split toe. These are designed to wear with many different styles of Japanese footwear.
Zōri is another type of Japanese footwear. They woven from natural fibers and closely resemble our modern “flip-flops”.
Waraji is another woven Japanese footwear. The distinction is that they have ties woven in, as part of the shoe, to secure the footwear to one’s feet.
Also Called Ashikaga Period Japan Governed by Muromachi/Ashikaga Shogunate Social Emphasis On Art & Architecture The beginning of Nanban Bōeki Jidai (1543-1641) Kosode Main Garment Kosode vs. Kimono Uchikake Becomes The Formal Garment For Women
Male Aristocrat Heian Period Male Samurai Muromachi Period
Female Aristocrat Heian Period Female Samurai Muromachi Period