Love this colour combination. I've never seen purple nagabakama before, though I have heard them referenced as being worn exclusively by unmarried women. Wish I could see some documentation to back that up, though.
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A woman dressed in junihitoe at a kimono photography experience.
A woman being dressed in junihitoe
A ritual or special attire costume, Heian period and used by Tang wife aristocrats waiting upon the entourage of the Emperor.
Woman wearing junihitoe.
Photos at the Kyoto museum of a mannequin wearing Heian era costume. 2008 is the 1000 year anniversary of the ‘Tale of Genji’. Crimsongriffin28 on Flickr