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Silk ‘Furisode’ (long-sleeved kimono worn by young unmarried women).  Meiji or Taisho periods (1868-1927), Japan

Silk ‘Furisode’ (long-sleeved kimono worn by young unmarried women). Meiji or Taisho periods (1868-1927), Japan

Tarai Boat ( Tub Boat ) River Cruise  in Ogaki , Gifu , Japan. Reminds me of "Spirited Away".

Tarai Boat ( Tub Boat ) River Cruise in Ogaki , Gifu , Japan. Reminds me of "Spirited Away".

Mt. Haguro, Yamagata, Japan - A path of 2,466 stone steps leads to its summit amidst 600-year-old sugi trees, past the famous Gojū-tō (五重塔) five story pagoda and numerous shrines. The steps and the pagoda are listed as National Treasures. The Sanzan-Gosai-den temple (三山合祭殿) at the summit venerates the spirits of all three mountains.

Mt. Haguro, Yamagata, Japan - A path of 2,466 stone steps leads to its summit amidst 600-year-old sugi trees, past the famous Gojū-tō (五重塔) five story pagoda and numerous shrines. The steps and the pagoda are listed as National Treasures. The Sanzan-Gosai-den temple (三山合祭殿) at the summit venerates the spirits of all three mountains.

建仁寺 Japon

建仁寺 Japon

Kimono

Kimono

Sankeien Choushukaku, Yokohama, Japan

Sankeien Choushukaku, Yokohama, Japan

Meigetsuin-Temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. 明月院, 神奈川県鎌倉市, 日本

Meigetsuin-Temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. 明月院, 神奈川県鎌倉市, 日本

kitsune

kitsune

Young Maiko from the 1920s

Young Maiko from the 1920s

Maiko Mameyuri - ©Onihide - www.flickr.com/photos/23314901@N06/5237367857/in/set-72157625507015816#

Maiko Mameyuri - ©Onihide - www.flickr.com/photos/23314901@N06/5237367857/in/set-72157625507015816#

Vintage Kimono Fabric

Vintage Kimono Fabric

Kimono 着物

Kimono 着物

thekimonogallery: Girl in ceremonial kimono (Shichi-go-san) Japan.

thekimonogallery: Girl in ceremonial kimono (Shichi-go-san) Japan.

Tayu's hair style (Tayu is the highest title of geisha). Japan

Tayu's hair style (Tayu is the highest title of geisha). Japan

Kimono (着物) The kimono was traditionally worn by men, women and children. The word "kimono" literally means: "Thing to wear".

Kimono (着物) The kimono was traditionally worn by men, women and children. The word "kimono" literally means: "Thing to wear".

19th century kimono

19th century kimono