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“Female Samurai”, late An onna-bugeisha (女武芸者?) was a female warrior. Members of the samurai class in feudal Japan, they were trained in the use of weapons to protect their household, family, and honor in times of war. I KNEW Japan was always awesome :D Rare Photos, Vintage Photographs, Old Photos, Rare Pictures, Amazing Pictures, Women In History, World History, Asian History, History Pics

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justamus: “ A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors...

Brief History of Samurai Warriors [Infographic] – katana Ronin Samurai, Samurai Art, Samurai Warrior, Samurai Drawing, Kendo, Aikido, Japanese Culture, Japanese Art, Japanese History

The Samurai #infographic

The samurai were highly skilled Japanese warriors that hailed from noble families and served the local lords. These warriors were experts in Martial Arts. Out of the four main classes in ancient Japan - samurais, farmers, artisans and merchants - the samurai were the highest.

Woven wedding kimono (uchikake) with a spring motif of cherry blossom (sakura) branches and peonies. There are also some cranes, a traditional symbol of good fortune. Traditioneller Kimono, Furisode Kimono, Mode Kimono, Kimono Fabric, Yukata, Japanese Textiles, Japanese Patterns, Traditional Kimono, Traditional Dresses

Wedding kimono

Woven wedding kimono (uchikake) with a spring motif of cherry blossom (sakura) branches and peonies. There are also some cranes, a traditional symbol of good fortune.

Jidai matsuri (October "Draped for privacy in the traveling clothes of a noblewoman, a geisha walks in Kyoto’s annual Festival of the Ages.” photo by Jodi Cobb, National Geographic, October 1995 Japanese Geisha, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Art, Japanese History, Japanese Design, Japanese Kimono, We Are The World, People Of The World, Look Kimono

Draped for privacy in the traveling clothes of a 12th-century noblewoman, a geisha walks in Kyoto’s annual Festival of the Ages.” photo by Jodi Cobb, National Geographic, October 1995

Japanese Tea Ceremony - Cha-no-yu (the tea ceremony) or Sadô (lit. - Japanese Tea Ceremony – Cha-no-yu (the tea ceremony) or Sadô (lit. the way of tea) - Japan Facts, Japanese Tea Ceremony, Tea Ceremony Japan, Tea Culture, Chawan, Thinking Day, Tea Art, Matcha Green Tea, Tea Bowls

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Kimono Tutorial - Geisha Special by Hanami-Mai on DeviantArt Kimono Tutorial, Cosplay Tutorial, Japanese Costume, Japanese Kimono, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Fashion, Asian Fashion, Women's Fashion, Fashion Trends

Kimono Tutorial - Geisha Special

EDIT I made an info correction: not all maiko style their own hair, the maiko from Tokyo (called hangyoku) actually wear wigs! I guess most of the info ... Kimono Tutorial - Geisha Special

Evening dress Hanae Mori (Japanese, born Date: ca. 1975 Culture: Japanese Medium: silk, beads Dimensions: a) L. at center back: 57 ¾ in. at center back: 46 ¼ in. Credit Line: Gift of Mary Griggs Burke, 1996 Accession Number: b Fashion Moda, 70s Fashion, Fashion History, Vintage Fashion, Pantalon Elephant, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Sexy Dresses, Short Dresses

OMG that dress!

Hanae Mori dress ca. 1975 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Woman dressed as Geisha, but fake. Maiko do not wear full red lips when wearing long silk kanzashi. The collar would also only be red and cream. Geisha Make-up, Geisha Kunst, Geisha Hair, Japanese Makeup, Japanese Beauty, Asian Beauty, Natural Beauty, Korean Makeup, Geisha Costume

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