Oirans (courtesans) and palanquins
Oiran(Profiles in Norimono) 301 三0一
[ID] 4763  ( ID:4763 )
[Photographer] Usui Shuzaburo
[Album] Usui Shuzaburo (album)
[Place] unknown
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 260x210
[Cabinet] 94-11-0
[Keyword] prostitute

An "oiran" (courtesan) walking in formal style with attendants was called an "oiran procession." The procession included a novice courtesan, child attendant and chaperone as well as male attendants carrying bed items, a shamisen lute and drums.