It is tubular container for storing Nohkan (Noh flute). On the stage, it is the same as the performer’s right hip. After molding Japanese paper on a wooden mold or silk, the outside is painted with lacquer and hardened. Many of them have high artistic value with beautiful lacquer work. Attach a braid to the middle of the cylinder and attach a braid. There is also a Noh style that ties this cord around a hakama string to prepare for the braid. Some have holes in the bottom of the cylinder and are fitted with beautiful metal fittings.