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Have a very happy Independence Day!
|Katsugi okedo (drums that can be carried by the <br> |
player using a shoulder strap) lined up for performance
|The All-Arizona Taiko Team had 50 people in this year!|
The people in the red happi are from my group.
|Friends performing hana-hachijo in yukata|
|Ro kimono paired with a sha Nagoya obi featuring |
fuji (wisteria) and hagi (bush clover)
|The colors on this obi are bright and festive|
|Longer sleeves are a characteristic of vintage kimono before WW2|
|New comfortable zori complement the kimono nicely|
|A lovely everyday cotton hanhaba obi|
|Long sleeves and stripes! The plaid lining looks new.|
|Yuzen-dyed floral on the inside of the sleeves only|
|Super asanoha stripe|
|Hemp-leaf, not pot-leaf!|
|Pink plum & mum|
|The stripes remind me of red licorice|
|Little Dutch girl and a tiny windmill!|
|Ping Wei created this as we watched. The black vertical stripe is not part of the arrangement.|
|Brand new, comfortable zori!|
|Mr. Wei critiquing our arrangements|