Takafusa-dayû (隆房太夫) standing outside the Sumiya (角屋), early The Sumiya was once Shimabara’s most famous and elite ageya, a type of very high-end ochaya (teahouse) meant as a go-between for Tayû and their patrons. According to the Wikipedia.
Japanese Samurai And Courtesans Brought To Life In Vivid Color
In Japan, the color red has varied meanings, depending on its shade. On the country’s flag, a bold, red circle depicts the vivacity of the sun; on clothing and makeup worn by women beginning in the He.