get wrapped up in Japan's oldest menswear! Fundoshi (褌) is a simple length of fabric worn as a loincloth in Japan for over 1,200 years. 褌を締めてかかる
So the fundoshi in the 6th photo from top is quite a bit larger and more bulky. Is there some significance to its sizing? Or just a regional or personal preference?
The sumo loincloth, mawashi, is similar in basic format to fundoshi but it is a much wider cloth folded over itself several times before it is tied.
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