Close up of the oiran's child attendant, known as kamuro, and her amazing hairstyle and kanzashi-photo by hashiee, via Flickr
花魁 Kamuro hair ornamentation
Oiran-dochu #2 - Asakusa, Tokyo
Oiran traditional parade, Japan. S)
Edo Yoshiwara Oiran Parade kamuro
The rural poor of Japan often sold their girls at age five or six, to the sex trade. Kyoto, Japan,1906. Tayuu Douchuu (Courtesans’ Parade). Prostitute with two child assistants.
[ detail] Young participant in the Zuiko Matsuri. Kyoto, Japan. October 4, 2013. Photography by Tamayura on Flickr