Kaiken (懐剣) / The small bag which is visible to this right-hand side is about 7 inchs long and slender. The small sword is contained. With a samurai's symbol, they are an object for self-defense, or an object for suicide.
It is typical in Japan to hold either a Shinto or a Buddhist wedding. This bride wears the traditional Japanese kimono ensemble of the Shinto. Flying Japanese crane motifs on the kimono represent long life and good luck.