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The maiko (geisha apprentice) Umeraku. Together with other maiko and geiko (geisha) she was hosting an open air tea ceremony at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine in Kyoto.
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"Three Women Reading" (Watercolor on silk by Uemura Shōen, pseudonym for the Japanese painter Uemura Tsune)
A valentine card for Yum-Yum.
Maiko dancing perhaps in an Odori. Her kanzashi, hair ornaments are of a willow type
Maiko Child on Flicker Photo-stream: Precious Young Maiko Girl practises her calligraphy.
A young maiko. Look at the low red collar, the long sleeves, and the long elegant obi draping down the back.
faith-in-humanity: beautiful / japanese / girl / beauty / black : maiko (geisha apprentice) kyoto, japan 舞妓 杏佳さん by momoyama on Flickr.
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Koko and Yum-Yum