Maiko dressed with Kanzashi (Japanese hair accessory): photo b NAEYES

First-year maiko-san, with dangling kanzashi cascade and only her lower lip painted - February kanzashi


JAPAN Fujiwara Tamie She's showing what a noble woman would wear while traveling. She represents Fujiwara Tamie, the author of Izayo Nikki in the Fujiwara Tamie was played by the geiko Umeha from Kamishichiken.

芸者, geisha, sakura, 桜

), geiko (芸子) or geigi (芸妓) are traditional, female Japanese entertainers whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music and dance-maiko are apprentice geisha by Sam Ryan

Mo, without karaginu(??!?)  Looks like a ceremony- maybe at a shrine like Ise???  It's like, uwagi and mo, but no karaginu jacket...  ???  Info, anyone?  They appear to be priestesses (ceremonial objects in hand), so this may be a priestess-only thing?

Uwagi Mo, used on less formal occasions. Note the absence of Karaginu.