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.白妙の帷子揃ふ川辺哉
shirotae no katabira sorou kawabe kana

one and all
in white summer kimonos...
riverbank

The light summer garment in question is made of hemp: katabira. In this archive, I translate both katabira and awase as "summer kimono."

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