Strolling flute players
[ID] 1865  ( ID:1865 )
[Photographer] Ogawa,Kazumasa
[Album] Ogawa,Kazumasa (Album)
[Place] unknown
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 212x269
[Cabinet] 44-19-0
[Keyword] Priest

Three komuso play the shakuhachi (Japanese recorder). Komuso originally means beggar monks, and they wore braided bamboo hats deeply over their heads, and had a surplice over their breast, playing the shakuhachi to travel all over Japan and calling at the gates for donations.