Friday, August 10, 2007

Frantisek Staud, Sakkou

sakkou, originally uploaded by kimono_02red.

"a young maiko with the sakkou hairstyle"

Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Maiko, 1960s-1970s

Maiko, 1960s-1970s, originally uploaded by tinafish_03.

"A maiko in an elegant mauve ensemble. The unhusked rice ornament and pine arrangement in the background indicates that this was taken around New Year's time."

Group of geisha dancers, 1930s

"A group photo of geisha, possibly an advertisement of a public performance."

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Maiko in green kimono, 1930s

1930s maiko in green kimono, originally uploaded by tinafish_03.

Monday, August 06, 2007

Maiko playing karuta, 1960s-1970s

"Three maiko dressed for the New Year play karuta, a Japanese card game."