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Maiko Umesaya at setsubun. She is gone now, unfortunately. Her hikizuri (maiko kimono) is beautiful. One of my favorites.

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Japanese Courtesan/Oiran- You can tell the difference between an Oiran & Geisha by the way the Obi is tied. A Geisha's Obi is tied in the back verses the Oiran's Obi being tied in the front.

Mineko Iwasaki - geiko

Famous Kyoto Gion Kobu Geiko Iwasaki Mineko, ca. when she was still a maiko. She is the authoress of the book, "Geisha, A Life".

(Kyoto, Japan). Zen concept. A round window give you peace when looking the outside nature. Square windows interrupt this peace,  is aggressive and give a stress sensation

(Kyoto, Japan) This really calms me down. I think the Japanese had it right when they said that "A round window give you peace when looking the outside nature. Square windows interrupt this peace, is aggressive and give a stress sensation"

Geiko Toba (a famous geisha) reading a book.

Geiko Toba reading a book. 1938 Geiko Toba とば reading a book - Japan - 1938

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Higashiyama Hanatouro Hanabutai Gionhigashi Maiko Kotomi 琴美 and Miharu Image by Onihide

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