“Juni Hitoe”, the Japanese ceremonial robe2013.03.13

“Juni-Hitoe” is?twelve-layered ceremonial kimono of ?Japanese?court?ladies. This type of kimono was started to use in Heian era (approximately 1300 years ago).

“Juni-Hitoe” is compose of twelve another kimonos, and total amount of “Juni-Hitoe”?is over 20kg. Layered sleeves and bottom of clothes exposes little by little and produces beautiful gradation. Ancient Japanese people had been made effort to dress Kimono very stylishly, but it was so heavy that and there seemed to be some people could not walk …

"Jyuni-Hitoe", the Japanese ceremonial robe

If the occasion arises, please try to wear this Kimono!



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