Kioto Dancing Girl by Kusakabe Kimbei 1880s. This hand-coloured albumen photograph shows a maiko (apprentice geisha) from Kyoto dressed in an elaborate dove motif kimono.
Geiko 芸妓 (Geisha) ~ Miks' Pics "Japan l" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/japan-l/
She is an artist
Geiko Ichisayo in April - Sakura petals and mountain patterns by WATASAN on Flickr. Image via S.V.M Enari-Potter on Pinterest
At Baika-sai (Japanese apricot festival) Kitano-tenmangu shrine, Kyoto, Japan. Text and photography by yocca on Flickr
kx5991: A geisha plays the shamisen c. 1880s
Geiko fukuhiro-san - Look at that kimono!
Fan dance. My mother, Toshiko, was a dancer, a long time ago......
Kasane no Irome - Color Layering is Magic by Hanami-Mai. I'm pinning this just because it made me laugh and disturb my coworkers again.
totally not my to-do list nope nuh-uh