fumiryu

“From left to right, Maiko Momotaro, Maiko Fumiryu and Maiko Kohisa, standing on a balcony by the Kamogawa (Kamo River) in Kyoto, around the late 1910s or early 1920s.”  Text and image via Blue Ruin 1 of Flickr

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Maiko Fumiryō in a Gosho Ningyo Kimono 1920s by Blue Ruin 1

<br /><i>Via Flickr:</i>
<br />How appropriate for the first day of the Year of the Dragon that we finally find that the name of this Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) is Fumiryō 婦 美 龍 or Lady Beauty Dragon.