• I'd cut a bit - Maurizio Aresu (out of the world for a while)
  • The red collar signifies that Ichiteru is near the end of her maiko career and will soon become a geiko (geisha).
  • funny / fun / laugh / japanese / girls / ohaguro / geisha / maiko
  • 市照さん
  • I agree with the crop suggestion. - Joao Colella

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舞妓 市照さん

Kyoto, Japan.

On her last day as a maiko (apprentice geisha) Ichiteru outside the Ichi tea house with two minarai (girls who will soon become maiko). She has blackened teeth (ohaguro) and a special hairstyle known as sakkō to signify the end of her apprenticeship.

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  1. hieuhc 43 months ago | reply

    Really nice picture

  2. Deeni Donelon 43 months ago | reply

    I love your stream so much

  3. °dada 41 months ago | reply

    Perfect and wonderful!!

  4. canis.rabidus 40 months ago | reply

    Nice work!! Love the expressions (;

  5. _Maji_ 40 months ago | reply

    Not only a great documentary image, but also great artistically. The two other similar looking ladies which are OOF, adds the artistic repetition to this image.
    Seen in your geiko and maiko of kyoto set. ( ?² )

  6. nataliawellho 40 months ago | reply

    Una foto muy bonita, con gran colorido. La cara de la aprendiz de geisha es muy expresiva.

    A nice picture with great color. The face of the apprentice geisha is very expressive.

  7. faith huston 40 months ago | reply

    I love it its so beautiful

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  9. doktor_T 33 months ago | reply

    so good....

  10. ASHINJI 30 months ago | reply


  11. ^^Katsumi^^ 19 months ago | reply

    Her Ohaguru looks absolutely beautiful here!!

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