Nanzen-ji Temple In Kyoto, Japan - My Favorite Japanese Garden In Kyoto. #Kyoto #Nanzen_ji_Temple

Nanzen-ji Temple In Kyoto, Japan - My Favorite Japanese Garden In Kyoto. #Kyoto #Nanzen_ji_Temple

kimono in the snow

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Women of Samurai had as main role to look after house ~ especially crucial in feudal times, while husbands were often away, fighting in other States or engaged in clan battles. The wife, or okugatasama (literally: 'one who stays at home'), as well as look after children  chores, was often required to physically defend the house from thieves  invaders. For this reason, many women of samurai class were trained in skillful use of weapons. ~Repinned Via Cat Farrar

Women of Samurai had as main role to look after house ~ especially crucial in feudal times, while husbands were often away, fighting in other States or engaged in clan battles. The wife, or okugatasama (literally: 'one who stays at home'), as well as look after children chores, was often required to physically defend the house from thieves invaders. For this reason, many women of samurai class were trained in skillful use of weapons. ~Repinned Via Cat Farrar

This Kimono is a reproduction of '12 hitoe', a Japanese traditional garb for ladies of the Heian Era, which requires 12 layers of kimono to complete the look. As this piece was made of denim by Rina Karibe, it is probably too heavy to wear comfortably // photo by Tatsuya Ishiguro, 2004

This Kimono is a reproduction of '12 hitoe', a Japanese traditional garb for ladies of the Heian Era, which requires 12 layers of kimono to complete the look. As this piece was made of denim by Rina Karibe, it is probably too heavy to wear comfortably // photo by Tatsuya Ishiguro, 2004

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