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Maiko san, apprentice geisha or dancing child with typical hairdo, low neck line, white bodypaint, darari obi and holding the hem from touching the street

Maiko

Yukako and Tenugui (scarf) by John Paul Foster. Yukako is now a geiko, but this photo was taken in her last year as a maiko and her tenugui is white and red (geiko's scarf is white and purple).

Maiko

floating-flowers: “ la-femme-sans-vanille: “ geisha-licious: “ maiko Kyouka ” this. ” The photographer needs an award

Geiko

"It is not for Geisha to want. It is not for Geisha to feel. Geisha is an artist of the floating world. She dances. The rest is shadows. The rest is secret" (from Memoirs of a Geisha).

Kimika had her Erikae, or her debut as a geiko, in which she visited okiya (geisha houses), ochaya (tea houses), and local stores to thank everyone for their support.

Kimika had her Erikae, or her debut as a geiko, in which she visited okiya (geisha houses), ochaya (tea houses), and local stores to thank e.

Japan - Maiko Putting on Make-Up in Front of Mirror

November maiko Mamefuji of Tama okiya in Gion Kobu (SOURCE) She’s finished only her first year in Gion but she got instantly super popular! Will she steal the crown of the most popular maiko in.

My favorite Geiko of all time, Mamehana-san, who has recently retired.

Maiko and Geisha, how to tell the real from the fake.

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