Lantern slide depicting a basketry palanquin or kago. This simple type of palanquin was used for long trips and mountain paths. The base is made of bamboo. The men carrying the kago are wearing jackets, hanten, and straw sandals, waraji, and have Japanese towels on their heads. The staffs are for resting on.
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