- Masayo, highest ranking maiko of Gion Higashi
- Tsunemomo, second in rank
- Februrary's hanakanzashi (flowered hair ornaments) Plum blossoms celebrate the coming of spring
- The collar of a high ranking maiko is white
Maiko of Gion Higashi 祇園東の舞妓
Masayo and Tsunemomo, the highest ranking maiko of Gion Higashi (one of Kyoto's five geiko districts), Masayo and Tsunemomo.