Geiko, maiko, oiran, taiuu. Vintage pictures.

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Vintage pictures of geisha, maiko, oiran and taiyuu. The ultimate beauty trendsetters of old times. When I look at you faces through the fray and patina of old photos, I fell like trying to solve the riddle of your life.

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Satogiku-dayuu - It was customary for a tayuu (Japanese courtesan) to have two kamuro (child attendants) of about the same age & size, with names that matched in concept & sound, taking their cue from the name of their ane-jōro (elder sister courtesan). Japanese History, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Culture, Japanese Kimono, Japanese Art, Samurai, Photos Originales, Art Asiatique, Japanese Outfits
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きものLOVE

tsmskimonoyokubo: “ her bow shaped obi indicates she is still in apprenticeship. - TSM ”

 Possibly a geisha? Japanese History, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Culture, Asian Beauty, Japanese Kimono, Japanese Girl, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Samurai
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19世紀頃の日本の舞妓の写真 可愛すぎワロタwwwwwwww : キニ速

1:名無しさん@涙目です。(東日本):2011/10/04(火) 21:30:25.09 ID:sXqtS2hR0●写真で見るニッポン。19世紀ごろの舞妓さんたち ttp://www.paropunte.net/archives/1651872.html

Dragon and Pearl Obi, ca. Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) Momotaro, dancing with a mai-ogi (dancing fan), her obi (sash) decorated with dragons and pearls. Japanese Geisha, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Kimono, Vintage Japanese, Japanese Girl, Kimono Japan, Japanese History, Japanese Culture, Vintage Photographs
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Dragon and Pearl Obi 1910s

Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) Momotaro, dancing with a mai-ogi (dancing fan), her obi (sash) decorated with dragons and pearls. “The dragon is often depicted surrounded by little flames and running after a [spherical] jewel, tama, sometimes having caught it in its claws. This is the jewel of omnipotence, the jewel that fulfils all desires, often represented in Far Eastern art. Some authors are explaining this jewel as the sun hidden by rainclouds. Others… hold the opinion that it represents the…

Japanese Embroidery Tiger High ranking courtesans at the turn of the century. Japanese Geisha, Japanese Kimono, Vintage Japanese, Japanese Art, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Japanese Costume, Turning Japanese

Strawberry Kimono

My personal tumblr for anything from kimono to cats, shoes and Slavic culture.

Vintage Japanese Postcard (approximately Japanese Geisha, Japanese Kimono, Vintage Japanese, Japanese Beauty, Samurai, Japan Photo, Vintage Kimono, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Prints
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Geiko-san & Maiko-san

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Rare photos of wonderfull Japanese women Japanese History, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Culture, Rare Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Samurai, Japanese Kimono, Japanese Girl
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1910....TAYUU AND TWO ATTENDANTS....JAPAN....PHOTOGRAPHER BY YUKI WILLY....OF FLICKR......ON THEKIMONOGALLERY.TUMBLR........

Satogiku-dayuu - It was customary for a tayuu (Japanese courtesan) to have two kamuro (child attendants) of about the same age & size, with names that matched in concept & sound, taking their cue from the name of their ane-jōro (elder sister courtesan). Japanese History, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Culture, Japanese Kimono, Japanese Art, Samurai, Photos Originales, Art Asiatique, Japanese Outfits
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Satogiku-dayuu

Maiko wearing Black Crested Kimonos As there is a New Year’s decoration above the doorway these maiko (apprentice geisha) may be assembled for the commencement ceremony January). Geisha Japan, Japanese Geisha, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Kimono, Vintage Japanese, Japanese Girl, Kyoto Japan, Japanese Prints, Japan Fashion

The Kimono Gallery

Maiko wearing Black Crested Kimonos 1930s. As there is a New Year’s decoration above the doorway these maiko (apprentice geisha) may be assembled for the commencement ceremony (7th January). However,...

Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) in full ceremonial dress, seated beside a terrestrial globe. This small carte-de-visite photograph is by my favourite photographer, Narui Raisuke. Japanese Geisha, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Kimono, Vintage Japanese, Asian Beauty, Divas, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Japanese Photography, Art Japonais

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beautifulcentury: “A Maiko with a Terrestrial Globe 1880s by Blue Ruin1 on Flickr. Via Flickr: A Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) in full ceremonial dress, seated beside a terrestrial globe. This small...

Maiko Girl Standing Another cut-down fragment of a postcard, showing the same Maiko girl as in the previous posting. I think that her kimono is lovely. Japanese History, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Culture, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Photo Japon, Samurai, Geisha Japan, Memoirs Of A Geisha
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昔、昔の職業美人(芸妓はん&舞妓はん)…

Maiko (adolescent indentured to a geisha house since early childhood) "playing" battledore and shuttlecock for the camera. Japanese Geisha, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Kimono, Vintage Japanese, Japanese Girl, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Japanese History

Rachel Brice, AKA: Arbibi

yajifun: “ Young girl playing battledore and shuttlecock 羽根突き 年代不詳(1900~1906年頃?) ”

Oiran parade participant in geta sandals accompanied by servant bearing parasol. Photo Japon, Japan Photo, Japanese Literature, Japanese History, Christianity In Japan, Geisha Art, Japanese Costume, Turning Japanese, Japanese Geisha

Oiran parade participant in geta sandals accompanied by servant bearing parasol.

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library.

A vintage geisha Geisha Japan, Kyoto Japan, Kimono Design, Japanese Photography, Photo Vintage, Turning Japanese, Art Japonais, Japan Photo, Japanese Kimono

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Eiryu - Queen of the postcard geishas via Okinawa Soba on flickr

太夫 Tayuu of Shimabara with a pink kimono? Japanese Wedding Kimono, Japanese Kimono, Traditional Fashion, Traditional Outfits, Japanese Embroidery, Sashiko Embroidery, Embroidery Ideas, Japanese Geisha, Japanese Folklore
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太夫 Tayuu of Shimabara

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Geiko Hatsuko 1929 (by Blue “ Hatsuko, one of the most iki (stylish or chic) geiko (geisha) of the early Shōwa period dressed for a tea ceremony. “Iki is an expression of simplicity, sophistication, spontaneity, and originality. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Japanese Geisha, Japanese Beauty, Geisha Japan, Kyoto Japan, Japanese Kimono, Memoirs Of A Geisha

Geiko-san & Maiko-san

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