This is called “Furoshiki” (風呂敷, ふろしき). It is a square-ish cloth used to wrap, carry and store items. Although it is a simple cloth sheet, it was widely used in Edo Period (1603 to 1867 year) as it can wrap things of various shapes and sizes.
Browsing: Tokyo Magnitude 8.0
As you know, there are four seasons in Japan. In general, summer lasts for three months in June, July, and August.
In Japan, there is a technique called vacuum concrete process for installing concrete on the ground.
“Ihai” (位牌, いはい) is a wooden plate with a posthumous Buddhist name on it to honor the deceased. It originates in the convention of Confucianism where the information of the dead person includes the rank and name.