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Maiko Hatsuko and Maiko Hiroko 1920s. Maiko (舞妓?) is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen (three-stringed Japanese instrument) for visitors during feasts. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years old and become geisha after learning how to dance (a kind of Japanese traditional dance), play the shamisen, and learning Kyō-kotoba (dialect of Kyoto)

Maiko Hatsuko and Maiko Hiroko 1920s

This postcard dates to around the mid 1920s.

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Tsunesono つね園

I love this pose...Characteristic of the Inoe School of Kyomai, Kyoto style dance, practiced by the geiko of Gion. Tsunesono is a geiko, or geisha, of Gion. つね園さんは祇園の芸者です。 La geisha Tsunesono bailando en 'Gion Odori', el rendimiento del otono de las geisha de Gion.

Kamishichiken-Maiko Lady : Ichimari-san 2011 Nishijin Kimono and Obi Festival Located : Kamigamo Shrine, Rakuhoku area in Kyoto. Nov 3, 2011.

Classic Odori Performance by Maiko Lady

2011西陣きもの・帯フェスティバル 上賀茂神社会場 2011 Nishijin Kimono and Obi Festival Located : Kamigamo Shrine, Rakuhoku area in Kyoto. Nov 3, 2011.

Maiko by Naomi no Kimono Asobi, via Flickr

Maiko

Explore Naomi no Kimono Asobi's photos on Flickr. Naomi no Kimono Asobi has uploaded 3194 photos to Flickr.

【Geiko, September 24, 2017】 Geiko is Toshimana. Shooting location is Mumeisha. Photo by Tigertakashi.   【芸妓, 2017-09-24】 芸妓はとし真菜さんです。 撮影場所は無名舎。 Photo by Tigertakashi.  ----------------- If you use this image, please attribute it with a link 55maiko.net.   写真の転載について:写真の転載・使用は歓迎いたしますが、その際に必ず 55maiko.net へリンクいただくようお願いします。

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【Geiko, September 24, 2017】 Geiko is Toshimana. Shooting location is Mumeisha. Photo by Tigertakashi. 【芸妓, 2017-09-24】 芸妓はとし真菜さんです。 撮影場所は無名舎。 Photo by Tigertakashi. ----------------- If you use this image, please attribute it with a link 55maiko.net. 写真の転載について:写真の転載・使用は歓迎いたしますが、その際に必ず 55maiko.net へリンクいただくようお願いします。

Good-bye and Hello to the Geisha Mamehana of Gion Kobu

Geiko-san & Maiko-san

Good-bye and Hello to the Geisha Mamehana of Gion Kobu

gaaplite: “舞妓 宮川町 とし恵美さん 君とよさん 祇園祭 花傘巡行 奉納舞踊 2017 maiko miyagawacho Toshiemi Kimitoyo gion matsuri ”

The Kimono Gallery

gaaplite: “舞妓 宮川町 とし恵美さん 君とよさん 祇園祭 花傘巡行 奉納舞踊 2017 maiko miyagawacho Toshiemi Kimitoyo gion matsuri ”

【Maiko,November 20, 2016】 Maiko is Toshisumi. Shooting location is Garden of Seiraiin Temple. Kyoto. Japan. Photo by Hirokuni_Doi.

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【Maiko,November 20, 2016】 Maiko is Toshisumi. Shooting location is Seiraiin Temple. Photo by Hirokuni_Doi. 【舞妓,2016年11月20日】 舞妓はとし純さんです。 撮影場所は西来院。 Photo by Hirokuni_Doi. ----------------- If you use this image, please attribute it with a link kyoto.flowertourism.net/maiko/. 写真の転載について:写真の転載・使用は歓迎いたしますが、その際に必ず kyoto.flowertourism.net/maiko/ へリンクいただくようお願いします。

maiko Kanoyumi... The Geisha is a walking masterpiece of perfection.

芸妓さんと舞妓さんのブログ

maiko Kanoyumi... The Geisha is a walking masterpiece of perfection.

Maiko20161016_14_04 | 【Maiko,October 16, 2016】 Maiko is Tosh… | Flickr

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【Maiko,October 16, 2016】 Maiko is Toshimomo. Shooting location is Eiunin Temple. Photo by Mait. 【舞妓,2016年10月16日】 舞妓はとし桃さんです。 撮影場所は永運院。 Photo by Mait. ----------------- If you use this image, please attribute it with a link kyoto.flowertourism.net/maiko/. 写真の転載について:写真の転載・使用は歓迎いたしますが、その際に必ず kyoto.flowertourism.net/maiko/ へリンクいただくようお願いします。

Konomi wore a stunning lime green Hiki with geometric Patterns which are delicate and bold at the same time!

芸妓さんと舞妓さんのブログ

Konomi wore a stunning lime green Hiki with geometric Patterns which are delicate and bold at the same time!

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【かごめ】

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The maiko Mamefuji looking something. For a anon :D (Source)

Oiran & Geisha

The maiko Mamefuji looking something. For a anon :D (Source)

"Geiko kimonos...are the costumes of the profession, some are even considered sacred...Each kimono is a one of a kind work of art and it’s owner has a direct influence on it’s design.The canons of traditional Japanese taste divide the year into 28 seasons,each having it’s own symbol.Colors and patterns reflect the exact season and are worn accordingly.For example,Crystanthemums are used for early November,or Nightingales in late March."Geisha Kimono, called Hikizuri.Photo © Stevyn…

Geisha – The Flower and Willow World

The enigmatic Geisha is something from another time. A striking contrast to modern day Kyoto, Their colorful silhouettes can be seen walking down the streets of