Kotoha wearing the magnificent water-swirls-Hiki for Hassaku. This beautiful Hiki was handed down the -ha line of Maiko of Tama Okiya throughout the years. A very modern and lively pattern makes this Hiki so timeless. This ceremonial Kimono was reserved for the most outstanding Maiko of Tama.
Kimono, obi, obijime and obidome of maiko Satono by STEPHANE BARBERY on Flickr Obidome - or pocchiri in Kyoto dialect - is that silver decorative brooch in the middle of obi. It is usually made of gems and it’s the most expensive part of maiko’s outfit. Satono’s was made of silver, real coral and pearls.