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Japanese Shirabyoshi Dancer's Outfit (Heian Period) Pattern
Japanese Shirabyoshi Dancer's Outfit (Heian Period) Pattern

RC418 - Japanese Shirabyoshi Dancer's Outfit (Heian Period) Pattern. Sizes 34-54" chest included - simple to adjust to larger sizes by following the guidelines for where sizes change on the pattern. Also great for anime. Shirabyoshi, the famed temple dancers, routinely dressed as men when they went out, even going so far as to carry a man's fan and wear the appropriate sword. This pattern for the Shirabyoshi outfit includes pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions on how to construction Suikan Sugata (the outfit of a Shirabyoshi) in a period manner (as well as directions for machine sewing). This pattern includes the suikan (robe), hitoe(top), nagahakama (long pants), kosode (undershirt), shitabakama (drawers) and tate eboshi (hat). Also included are extensive historical notes on the origin and appropriateness of suikan, colour, embellishment, and fabric suggestions, how to make kikutoji (decorative pompons), appropriate hair styles and directions on how to get dressed. All you need is the shoes! ...And the sword.

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