Maiko being dressed

wafuku – noun: traditional Japanese clothing

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A Maiko (apprentice geisha/geiko) being dressed in her kimono and obi. Note the large tuck stitched into the outside of the deep kimono sleeve and the shoulders (to suggest a child, whose kimonos often have the size reduced that way) and the high soled geta she wears, both syles denoting a maiko

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