Hand tinted image. Otaue shinji (Rice planting rites) in Sumiyoshi taisha in Osaka. The rites are an annual even in June. A row of Japanese women in ceremonial dress take part in rice planting rites. The womenin the procession wear special ceremonial costumes, decorative hats and hold fans. A row of men are holding large umbrellas over the women . The men wear hats, white ceremonial garments, and sandals. A crowd of people are partially visible behind the procession. In the distance are individuals dressed in Euro-American clothing and hats. Trees are visible in the background.
Hand tinted image. Otaue shinji (rice planting rites) in Sumiyoshi taisha in Osaka. The rites are an annual event in June.A Japanese woman dressed in ceremonial dress takes part in the festival. The womanl wears a large decorative hat, ceremonial costume and holds a fan. A group of men holding umbrellas with long handles stand behind the woman. The men wear pointed hats and loose white ceremonial garments. Pine trees are visible in the background.
Hand tinted image. Two Japanese men dressed in traditional Japanese attire walk down a dirt road carrying bamboo. The men are dressed for the festival of the shrine in kimonos, sandals, and small pointed hats. A man in a suit stands at their side with his left arm extended holding a hat. The hat has a wide band at its base. On either side of the dirt road are fields filled with vegetation. A silhouette of a mountain is visible in the distance.