Palanquin and woman
[ID] 730  ( ID:730 )
[Photographer] unknown
[Place] unknown
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 92x138
[Cabinet] 16-20-0
[Keyword] transport/carriage/woman

There were many types of palanquins, from the "norimono" with decorations on all four sides to the simple one for commoners without an enclosure. The Edo Shogunate designated the rank of people who could ride "Norimono ". The palanquin in the picture is the simplest form called "Yamakago ".