(Belt for hanging a sword)
Swords were used by men for events such as sending bears to the land of deities, or in case of drownings or fires. In such cases, the sword was lowered to the front of the waist and this sword belt was placed over the right shoulder.

These captions were translated by students from Hokusei Gakuen University Junior College English Department. Special thanks to Associate Professors Matthew Cotter and Naoko Tanaka and of course the students who spent their time and effort making these translations.