Geisha holding her kimono This is a photograph of a beautiful Geisha standing outside of an Okiya or Geisha House. The decoration on her kimono appears to show a woman travelling in a Kago or Palanquin, carried by bearers.
Geisha Sakae reading in a Dragonfly Kimono ~ Japan, Sakae (さ か え), from the geisha district of Shitayya (Shitaya) Tokyo in the Taisho period, was popular after the Russian-Japanese War, with her image appearing on printed postcards.
In Japan, the color red has varied meanings, depending on its shade. On the country’s flag, a bold, red circle depicts the vivacity of the sun; on clothing and makeup worn by women beginning in the He.