An amigasa is a straw hat shaped like a folded circular disc or a half-moon, worn so that the crease runs from front to back, dipping forward to partially cover the dancer’s face.
It is typically worn, along with a yukata and geta wooden clogs, for onna odori, which is the female dancing style of Awa Odori dance.
It is also sometimes worn by Yosakoi female dance members.
The pictures below were taken during various Awa Odori festivals …
… and Yosakoi events around Tokyo during the past 2.5 years while we were living in Tokyo.
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