||July - Tanabata Festival Outside the Castle Gate|
||Edo Meisho Junikagetsu no uchi – Famous Places in Edo in the 12 Months|
||Oban triptych (28 3/4" X 14 7/8")|
For this festival on July 7, one traditionally writes a wish on a poem slip and ties it to a bamboo branch. In this scene, the decorated bamboo poles can be seen in the distance.