Komachi-odori (= young ladies' dance) is one of the Tanabata-odori
Iemitsu went up to Kyoto in the 11th year of Kanei (1634). For that
occasion, the young ladies of the town in Kyoto welcomed him, and danced
around the streets of Kyoto in the Tanabata night (July 7th); this is
the origin of the Komachi-odori. They
danced the surroundings of a Japanese umbrella in red color, striking
dance was performed briskly in the city of Kyoto for a long period of
dancer in the photo wears a headband which had some artificial flowers
on the head; she also wears a "kata-ginu (=one-sleeve)" kimono
which is fastened with a "nugi-obi (=removing obi)" band.
hangs a "tasuki" sash from the left shoulder with the right
sleeve tucked up, and has a small drum.