Saturday, April 19, 2014

(537) Yoshiwara Oiran Dochu #6

…the tayu (太夫) herself with her katakashi no otokoshu (肩貸しの男衆), the man “lending her his shoulder” –one look at her clogs explains why- and her kasamochi no otokoshu (傘持の男衆), the man holding her umbrella…

For more pictures from this festival see my “Oiran Dochu 2014” set on Flickr.

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