|KEY WORD : art history / crafts|
| Lit. shoulders and hem. The type of *kosode
小袖 decoration where motifs are confined to the shoulders and upper torso and
from the knees to the hemline. This top and bottom decoration is typically made
of straight, undulating; suhama katasuso 州浜肩裾 or angular lines and patterns
of flowers and birds. The style was popular from the Muromachi through the early
Edo periods for both commoners and samurai 侍.
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