The Kimono Gallery: Photo
Court lady of the Heian Period (794-1185) , Japan. Textiles during this period of Japan were often brocade ones heavily influenced by China (and in some cases the cloth itself was directly imported from that country) . Scan from book “The History of Women’s Costume in Japan.” Scanned by Lumikettu of Flickr. Japanese costume many centuries ago…recreation accomplished in Kyoto during the 1930’s
#1 Teppo ashigaru (matchlock foot soldier). 16th century. #2 Hayago (quick load cartridge). #3 Dohran or Douran (for holding hayago). #4 Ko-yaku-ire (the smaller priming powder flask). #5 Karasu-guchi (crow's beak) and Tama-bukuro (ball bag). #6 Hinawa (match cord). #7 Danyaku-bako (Ammunition box). #8 karuka (ramrod). #9 Kayaku-ire (coarse gunpowder flask).