Edo period

Discover the fascinating world of the Edo period in Japan, a time of samurais, art, and cultural transformation. Uncover the secrets of this influential era and immerse yourself in the captivating stories of samurais, geishas, and traditional Japanese arts.
Edo Era Daughter of a Townhouse 1920s by Blue Ruin1, via Flickr  (People interested in old Japanes fashion should check out the rest of Blue Ruin 1's Flickr; it's amazing.) Portraits, Geishas, Kimonos, Japan Fashion, Traditional Kimono, Japanese Edo Period, Japanese Costume, Traditional Japanese Kimono, Japanese Outfits

Naomi no Kimono Asobi has valiantly translated the caption to find that it translates as follows: "Edo Age - Kyoto woman dressed in fine clothes, younger daughter of townhouse." So, this is in fact a re-enactment of earlier dress of the merchant classes, probably for the Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages). "The Machiya of Kyoto are traditional Townhouses dating from the Edo period (1603–1867). Born out of the city’s growing merchant class, they functioned as both residences and workspaces…

Avatar
Kat Ben
Edo Hairstyles by https://www.deviantart.com/lilsuika on @DeviantArt Japanese Hairstyle, Chignons, Japanese Hairstyle Traditional, Japan Hairstyle, Japanese Traditional Clothing, Traditional Hairstyle, Japanese Edo Period, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Traditional

Description A few studies of Edo hair fashion. --- NOTES from Kimono by Liza Dalby: “In the sixteenth century, the nobility ceased to be the sole source of fashion inspiration. Playgirls (asobime) – multitalented, trendy ladies who led rather public lives (sometimes glossed as ‘courtesans’) – wore their kosode belted with long tasseled silk cords. The cords, called Nogoya obi, were woven according to a style then popular in China, roped about the hips six or seven times, and tied in a…

Avatar
Angela R. Sasser
Vintage Japanese, Japanese Woodblock Printing, Japanese Prints, Japanese Artwork, Japanese, Online Art, Japanese Edo Period, Woodblock Print, Japanese Traditional

FROM A FRENCH COLLECTION FORMED IN THE 19TH CENTURYKITAGAWA UTAMARO I (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURYEMOTIONAL TU

AvatarN
Nt Lar