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.
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