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Rough-and-Tumble Woman 1880s Denbouhada no Onna (a rough-and-tumble woman) is a woman who resorts to bold measures (i.e. a prostitute). She is wearing a type of yukata (cotton kimono) with the sleeves folded back, together with an armband that signifies a proud and talented woman who may turn down even great men.

Oiran (花魁) were courtesans in Japan. The oiran were considered a type of yūjo (遊女) woman of pleasure or prostitute.