Japanese in ceremonial garb and swords, 1840.

 Japanese in ceremonial garb and swords. Traditional Japan clothing. Asian warrior dress

Japanese in Ceremonial garb.

 Japanese in ceremonial garb and swords 1840.

Japonais en costume de cérémonie. 

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Note:  A Japanese funeral procession at Nagasaki Japan.

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