Women washing clothes° 6°ň
Ladies washing their dressers.427.
[ID] 4777°°°°( ID:4777 )
[Photographer] Usui Shuzaburo
[Album] Usui Shuzaburo (album)
[Place] unknown
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 207x260
[Cabinet] 94-25-0
[Keyword] woman/housekeeping/life
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The women are pulling apart soiled kimono, hand-washing the pieces, and then stretching them over a plank (a process called "araihari "). Once these are dry, they are made into kimono again. This kind of drying process was applied not only to kimono but also to bedding and other sleeping items.