Kimono (Furisode) Date: 1850–1950 Culture: Japanese Medium: silk. This is absolutely beautiful!

"Kimono (Furisode) Date: Culture: Japanese Medium: silk" - And be not infirm, and be not grieving, and you shall have the upper hand if you are believers.” Surah Al-i Imran, 139

Geiko and Sakura-Photo by Sam Ryan

), geiko (芸子) or geigi (芸妓) are traditional, female Japanese entertainers whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music and dance-maiko are apprentice geisha by Sam Ryan

Japanese girl in Kimono. S)

Is it awful that one day I want to adopt a little Japanese kid (boy or girl) and celebrate all kinds of traditional Japanese holidays with them? I just love the idea of country-of-origin holidays.


Wedding Kimono -more peacock/deep turquoise and the blue as accent, deep red minimal accent, and orange very minimal accent

Japanese woman sporting the national women’s dress of Japan.  Tags: Traditional Asian Japanese Japanese girl Asian girl kimono 日本人

Japan: Contemporary wedding kimono -- I went to a Japanese wedding.the bride changed into a Western white wedding dress after the traditional Shinto Ceremony (uchikake)