梅の花枝がゆらりとゆれる揺らぎ縞のモダンな染め名古屋帯です。

梅の花枝がゆらりとゆれる揺らぎ縞のモダンな染め名古屋帯です。

Satogiku-dayuu 1910s | It was customary for a tayuu (Japanese courtesan) to have two kamuro (child attendants) of about the same age and size, with names that matched in concept and sound, taking their cue from the name of their ane-jōro (elder sister courtesan).

Satogiku-dayuu - It was customary for a tayuu (Japanese courtesan) to have two kamuro (child attendants) of about the same age & size, with names that matched in concept & sound, taking their cue from the name of their ane-jōro (elder sister courtesan).

O-mikuji or Sacred Lots 1910s, Japan. O-mikuji (おみくじ) is a form of divination that relies on random chance to predict the answer to a question. Traditionally, a small box with a slot in one end is shaken until a bamboo stick falls out. The stick has a number that corresponds to a slip of paper on which the fortune is revealed. Text and image via Blue Ruin 1 on Flickr

O-mikuji (おみくじ) is a form of divination that relies on random chance. Traditionally, a small box with a slot in one end is shaken until a bamboo stick falls out. The stick has a number that corresponds to a slip of paper on which the fortune is revealed.

Japan/着物

Kimono patterns Look at that pattern matching! An excellent kimono maker. there is one of those puckery silk sashes in red and pink, too!

thekimonogallery: “Kimono Times”, October, 2012 edition

tsmskimonoyokubo: “ thekimonogallery: “ “Kimono Times”, October, 2012 edition ” Wooo i like that Serpent Scale pattern obi!

着物の襟からチラッと見える、とってもおしゃれな半襟の世界♪ もっと見る

着物の襟からチラッと見える、とってもおしゃれな半襟の世界♪

篤姫 (ATSUHIME ー legal wife of 13th Shogun Iesada Tokugawa of Edo Shogunate)played by Aoi Miyazaki

篤姫 (ATSUHIME ー legal wife of Shogun Iesada Tokugawa of Edo Shogunate)played by Aoi Miyazaki

Old photograph of Japanese geisha girl

Geisha are are traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses and whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music, dance and games. The tradition began in 600 AD with saburuko entertainers.

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