Kabuki actor pattern and Kabuki

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Originally, this fan was created from a fan painting depicting the scandal of the actor.

Iba Sen was deeply related to Kabuki, and in the early nineteenth century, he sold a series of fan paintings depicted by Kabuki actors as a promide of the actor he now said.

In conjunction with the Toyukuni Shōto below, Kabuki's fan painting, which escaped the Great Kanto Earthquake and World War I in the Nin Dynasty, becomes only two characters.

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This is Kabuki's societies.

During the Edo period, Ukiseee was released in each stage, which was staged as a propaganda medium for Kabuki.

The people of Edo seemed to know which role they were in with bathing clothes, bands, hand-wipe patterns and family prints.

Edo Fanko, "Remove."

The method of drawing a distance with the darkness of color itself and color is a way to make a distance, and the way Japanese painting is used is to create a stereoscopic feeling in the picture.

It is said that the first Ichikawa Toshiro, who started taking the sketch in Kabuki, was said to have obtained hints of taking from the sketchy doll.

Kabuki began in the Edo period, but the playhouse at the time was dark without electric lighting, so it was difficult to understand the actor's expression, and it was said that he had a brilliant pattern on his white face as if he were a little more familiar with the actor's expression.

The color of the snails is also meaningful, and the red is right, blue, evil, brown is magic, and there are various types of shapes, and there are about a hundred types.

There are many actors.

The roles that the Edo-era Kabuki actors devised to appeal to each seat, the roles that combine and develop several kinds of sentences, and the unique and culpable form of "action pattern", and the characters that are very exciting, connecting Kabuki and the crowd.

a turf stripe

The Kabuki actor, Hatsuyo Nakamura Shiba (third Nakamura Kabuki Yoshimon), was popular.

of rings on four stripessentenceSo, the sentence that puts the four rings into the grass.

Even now, it is used for bathing clothes and wiping.


It was adopted as a kabuki clothing by Okami Goro.

The axe painting reads "good" and under it is "" and the round-shaped picture is the flower of "".

It means 'hearing good things'.

It is said that it was incorporated into the "kamakuku" of Ichikawa Toyoro, which was prevalent at the time.

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The sleeve of the sleeve (sleep)

It is known as the hilt used by Kabuki Shichikawa Toyoro.

It is a pattern that became popular in the Edo period, and it is a pattern that overlaps a picture of a sickle, a picture of a circle, and the letter "nu", and it is a pattern that is attached to a "sickle".

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The pattern is named after Bando Mitsugoro, the third Kabuki actor.

A lattice pattern made of three, five, and six stripes crisscrossed.

"Three-five-six"うう "Mitsugoro" stripes

It is also called 'Mitsugoro goshi.'

Kikugoro Goshi

It was used by Kikugoro ONOE, the third Kabuki actor, and spread to the world.

The four stripes and the five stripes are combined into a lattice, and the characters "ki" and "Lu" are alternately placed in the lattice, and "Ki Kyugoro" is expressed as "Kikugoro" and the name of Kikugoro.

Kikugoro latticeKikugoro-zome (dyed by Kikugoro)It is also said.

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Ichimura Goshi

A favorite of Kabuki actor Uzaemon Ichimura XII (Uzaemon Ichimura).

Between one horizontal and six vertical lattices, the character for "la" is used: "ichiroku-ra" ▶ "ichi-mura"

There is also a "torn Ichimura lattice" in which the stripes of the lattice are partially torn.

Kabuki-mon and Matoi

Kabuki crests, like patterns, have also been used for stage costumes and prop tenugui hand towels. In the Edo period (1603-1867), when fires were frequent, the flag mark used by each firefighting team was called a "Matoi"

Three Monkey crests

The "three monkey crest" is a stylish pattern of three monkey crests of Omodakaya, the family crest of Omodakaya, a prestigious family in Nashien, scattered in the sun and in the shade throughout.

This family crest is also used on the props used by the Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ennosuke on stage

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It was invented by Kabuki actor Ichikawa Danjuro I from a "lightning bolt pattern" and later became the family crest.

The "Three Masu pattern" is a pattern of large, medium, and small Masu boxes, arranged in a nested pattern and viewed from above. There are many variations of this pattern, such as "San Masu" scattered in the pattern, or "San Masu" arranged between stripes..

The word "Masu" is considered auspicious because it fits the word "increase". Also called "three nested Masu".

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It is a kind of hatajirushi used by each group of town firefighters in the Edo period.

There is a head representing a set at the top, and a long and slender ornament hanging from the top is called a horse curtain, and a tassel ornament made of paper or leather is attached.

They dance when they hold it in their hands and swing it or rotate it.

The fun is also expanded by comparing the unique horse screens of each group with which one belongs.

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Ukiyo・e Edo uchiwa-e (nishiki-e, Yamato-type) was produced as a multi-colored uchiwa-e (uchiwa-e) by the publisher Iba Sen.Based on this only existing woodblock print, Iba Sen has printed and produced this time.