Japan. Maiko is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen (three-stringed Japanese instrument) for visitors during feasts. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years old and become geisha after learning how to dance (a kind of Japanese traditional dance), play the shamisen, and learning Kyō-kotoba (dialect of Kyoto), regardless of their origins.

Maiko is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen (three-stringed Japanese instrument) for visitors during feasts. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years.

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Little girls dressed in kimono for the festival at Meiji shrine, Tokyo, Japan too too sweet

Japanese ancient 12 layered kimono, Juni-hitoe ღ♥Please feel free to repin ♥ღ www.fashionandclothingblog.com

Junihitoe is a kind of formal kimono developed in Heian era. I fall in love with it since the first time i see it from manga(for example Genji Monogatar. Hime in Junihitoe

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Kyudo literally means “The Way of the Bow” and is the Japanese martial art of archery. Kyudo is one of the oldest arts in Japan.

geisha, japan, probably kyoto? i've seen three, which i was told was unusual...

Another fake Maiko. Maiko wear long silk kanzashi during minarai, their first year. During that time they only wear red on their lower lip.

Japanese wedding kimono

Japanese wedding outfit: photo by Sgt. Locals in Misawa, Japan, dressed me up in a similar wedding kimono and I still have the picture, complete with white face makeup!

This Kimono is a reproduction of '12 hitoe', a Japanese traditional garb for ladies of the Heian Era, which requires 12 layers of kimono to complete the look. As this piece was made of denim by Rina Karibe, it is probably too heavy to wear comfortably // photo by Tatsuya Ishiguro, 2004

Art by Rina Karibe / Jūnihitoe is only for women to wear. This is the Japanese tradition clothing that come at century. This is the most expensive Japanese tradition cloth.

17th to early 18th century | Nara Prefecture Museum of Art, Japan

to early century Shroud and unlined kimono thing that has been tailored in linen. Adding to the sense of sheer fabric is exhilarating to the black ground color, are showing the texture of clothing suitable for summer. Nara Prefecture Museum of Art, Japan

The detail of a Japanese ancient kimono -Juni Hitoe-

The detail of Japanese ancient kimono. This kind of Kimono is called Juni Hitoe (十二単衣) meaning twelve-layered robe.

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