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Plays DataBase Iwafune (Sacred Stone Boat) : Details StoryDataPhotoStory

Schools The Kanze school, the Hosho school, the Komparu school, and the Kongoh school
Category Wakinoh-mono (shūgen-mono in the Kanze school), kōjin-mono, kirinoh-mono
Author Unknown
Subject Unknown
Season Autumn
Scenes Sumiyoshi in Settsu Province
Characters Mae-shite Child
Nochi-shite Dragon Deity
Waki Imperial Officer
Waki-tsure Imperial Officer's Servants (Two)
Ai Villager
Masks Mae-shite Dōji
Nochi-shite Kurohige
Costumes Mae-shite a long black wig, mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / nuihaku (a short-sleeved kimono with embroidery and with gold or silver flakes placed on the fabric), koshi-obi (belt), a fan, and a jewel
Nochi-shite long red wig, ryūdai (crown exclusively for dragon deity), happi-style kimono, kitsuke / atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters), hangire (a type of hakama worn by strong characters such as demons, gods and warriors), koshi-obi, a fan, and a barge pole
Waki daijin-eboshi (kazaori-eboshi) (eboshi-style headdress), kariginu-style kimono, kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan
Waki-tsure daijin-eboshi (kazaori-eboshi), kariginu-style kimono, kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, and a fan. Or, daijin-eboshi (kazaori-eboshi), tops and bottoms of suō (a long-sleeved unlined hemp kimono with matching top and bottom worn by male characters), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), koshi-obi, and a fan
Ai tops and bottoms of kimono for kyogen-kata
Number of scenes Two
Length About 50 minutes

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