firsttimeuser: Cherry Blossoms and Chrysanthemums, 1910s
Coquettish type, from the series "Ten physiognomic types of women" By Kitagawa Utamaro
Maiko wearing Black Crested Kimonos 1930s. As there is a New Year’s decoration above the doorway these maiko (apprentice geisha) may be assembled for the commencement ceremony (7th January). However, they are not wearing the traditional ears of rice in their hair. Text and image via Blue Ruin 1 on Flickr
Edokiriko / A Japanese traditional-handicrafts article
Jakuchu ITO (1716~1800), Japan
Kakigori (shaved ice) 1:12 scale miniatures by the amazing Nunu's House.