January 24, 2008

Banboo Leaf Furisode Obi sash Style

Furisode (振り袖) = the most formal style of Kimono worn by unmarried women in Japan. They say this long swinging sleeve is to throw off evil spirits.

Obi Sash (帯) = Various expressions generated from one simple long Obi sash. A large variety of flowers produced by differences of color and gathers.

<笹りんどう>Sasa Rindo bamboo leaf

expressed one of The Sendai Date family crest, “Bamboo and spadger”. Bamboo leaf is expressed by Kofukuro Obi sash with Japanese gold and silver.
Sasa Rindo = A crest of three gentian flowers with five leaves arranged like bamboo leaves.

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