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Fashionable Lady of Heian/Fujiwara Japan

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mangalover1351's avatar

I have a question-- I sometimes see women in ancient japanese paintings depicted with a little white ribbon-thing in their hair. What is that thing? What is it called?

StitchpunkGem's avatar
   Heian Japan is my favorite era. In fact, it's the only era I seem to know best about the place.
Ramielgelion's avatar
It is WONDERFUL!
gouyobobo's avatar
this is so educational! you are seriously  amazing i love this collection !
grisador's avatar
Truly astonishing work here
HaneWolf's avatar
you are a godsend, thank you so much for these illustrated references, i've been having the hardest time find stuff like this, thank you so much
lauraorganasolo's avatar
Great guide, informative and well illustrated. Thank you for the references as well!
Maiko-Girl's avatar
Thanks for making this,i really enjoyed reading this. :D (Big Grin) 
HIGHonHelium's avatar
What is up with the black teeth, I still can't get over that...
RennyRensaur's avatar
I'm not sure if you'd like us to find some writing errors, as I found 2.

"A woman's her fashion ability.." --- you can remove "her"
"Powered white skin.." --- I think you meant "powdered"?

Anyways, thank you again for another informative piece :D
Vyrilien's avatar
Up to 40 layers for jūnihitoe? My goodness, beauty must suffer indeed. I know it's silk, but still, those summers must have been hellish. Very informative, thanks! :) Also that tidbit about dyeing the hakama and kosode was enlightening
KingGianny123's avatar
Thats true about the hair and they are so sexy that are super extremely uncuttable  and can be usefull as a tool or weapon.Soryy i just like anime women with super extreme uncuttable hair that touch the floor!Can you make a art that talk and show how their hair grow faster and many things about their hair?
Strikeboba's avatar
Very useful and well-made. Thanks for posting. (:
ArticBleu's avatar
Very helpful! I love these!
Winter-Wisp's avatar
VERY NEATO AND MAKES ME WANT TO MAKE A JAPANESE ARISTOCRAT OC
because i mean all the history i need is in ur art and i mean wow its super interesting im always excited to see when you've uploaded a new one
MU-Cheer-Girl's avatar
How educational and fascinating.
IzzyMarrie's avatar
Very informative.  Thanks for sharing!  As always, your drawings are very nice as well
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