Geiko Tokiko (right) fr Miyako Odori (Cherry dance, Tokiko appeared in th 1917 Miyako Odori program as maiko (apprentice geisha) & last appeared in 1926 as geiko (geisha). By 1928 a new maiko appeared under th name Tokiko
A Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) sitting on an asymmetrical chaise et canapé (chair and sofa) in the Art Nouveau style. Her headdress and her Handara musubi (half-length Darari knot of her sash) indicate that she is dressed for an odori (dance).
Famous Mineko Iwasaki as Geiko. Eri-kae or "turning of the collar" is the stage when a maiko, after years of training, become Geiko. During this period they sport a hairstyle called Sakkou and dance a special number called Kurokami ("Jet-black Hair").