Is there any particular reason Masako’s kimono is wrapped corpse-style, or was that an art design oversight?
Whoops! I done goofed. And I totally knew better, too. For those who don’t know, kimonos are supposed to be folded left-over-right (only corpses get right-over-left). Ah well, here is your reward:
(if you’re confused as to what this image is, click here)
For more info – I based her kimono design off of Jakucho Setouchi, bawdy buddhist nun (and published author):
The shawl came from depictions I found of Masako that had her in a shawl. Unfortunately I had a pretty hard time finding historical depictions of 12th century Japanese buddhist nuns. The shawl is translucent since I wanted you to to be able to tell she was bald.
And lastly, this is the reference I used for Lady Kame’s house: