Geisha in Purple and Blue This postcard shows a Geisha dressed in the Genroku style that was adopted by the Shinbashi Geisha of Tokyo around 1905 as everyday wear. Her hair is dressed in a Karawa-mage or Chinese Ring hairstyle.
Vintage Kimono, century, Japan - this looks like it may be a hikizuri, an extra-long kimono used for dancing. The padded hem allows the kimono to drag gracefully on the floor behind the dancer. I like the colors for Katherine