綾瀬はるか (Haruka Ayase): an-an no.1885

綾瀬はるか (Haruka Ayase): an-an no.1885

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Cherry tree in Mitake, Mie, Japan.  Photography by Wind-ya japan on Flickr

Cherry tree in Mitake, Mie, Japan.  Photography by Wind-ya japan on Flickr

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solairebee:


Itō Jakuchū (Japanese, 1716-1800), Old Pine Tree and Peacock

solairebee:

Itō Jakuchū (Japanese, 1716-1800), Old Pine Tree and Peacock

Kyoto’s young boys don their neighborhood yukata (summer kimono) and ride in Gion Matsuri’s famous floats.  July 16, 2006, Japan.  [detail] Text and photography by Melissa Rose Chasse on Flickr

 

Kyoto’s young boys don their neighborhood yukata (summer kimono) and ride in Gion Matsuri’s famous floats.  July 16, 2006, Japan.  [detail] Text and photography by Melissa Rose Chasse on Flickr

 

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Shinto shrine on Lake Ashinoko, Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan.  Photography by Cynthia on ganref

Shinto shrine on Lake Ashinoko, Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan.  Photography by Cynthia on ganref

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Kumamoto castle, Japan

Kumamoto castle, Japan

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[detail]  Maiko from Miyagawa-cho being pulled by young men from their district in a float as part of the flower procession of Gion Matsuri, Yasaka Shrine.  Juky 24, 2006, Japan.  Text and photography by Melissa Rose Chasse on Flickr

[detail]  Maiko from Miyagawa-cho being pulled by young men from their district in a float as part of the flower procession of Gion Matsuri, Yasaka Shrine.  Juky 24, 2006, Japan.  Text and photography by Melissa Rose Chasse on Flickr

(Source: Flickr / mboogiedown)

Maiko Katsuya.  Kyoto, Japan. [no longer a Maiko]  July 16, 2010.  Photography by peace-on-earth.org on Flickr

Maiko Katsuya.  Kyoto, Japan. [no longer a Maiko]  July 16, 2010.  Photography by peace-on-earth.org on Flickr

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Vintage Illustrations Of Japan by Marguerite Davis.  Published in 1934, the book’s title is “Growth In English”

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Omono  River, Omagari, Akita pref., Japan. 1953.  Photographer Ihei Kimura

Omono  River, Omagari, Akita pref., Japan. 1953.  Photographer Ihei Kimura

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japaneseaesthetics:

A fine Satsuma bottle vase
By Yabu Meizan, Meiji period (late 19th century) Designed with a compressed ovoid body and slender neck terminating in a garlic bulb mouth and decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt on a clear crackle glaze with a Daimyo procession above bands of misty pines, the shoulder with an overlapping floral collar punctuated with a geometric band, the neck with trailing wisteria and sparrows, the rim with ashibori dot band, and the foot with a key-fret band, signed Yabu Meizan in gilt 6 1/8in (15.5cm) high.  Text and images via Bonhams

japaneseaesthetics:

A fine Satsuma bottle vase

By Yabu Meizan, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Designed with a compressed ovoid body and slender neck terminating in a garlic bulb mouth and decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt on a clear crackle glaze with a Daimyo procession above bands of misty pines, the shoulder with an overlapping floral collar punctuated with a geometric band, the neck with trailing wisteria and sparrows, the rim with ashibori dot band, and the foot with a key-fret band, signed Yabu Meizan in gilt
6 1/8in (15.5cm) high.  Text and images via Bonhams

taishou-kun:

licoricewall:

森絵梨佳 (Erika Mori): ar magazine

Mori Erika 森絵梨佳 - ar magazine

taishou-kun:

licoricewall:

森絵梨佳 (Erika Mori): ar magazine

Mori Erika 森絵梨佳 - ar magazine

ferrerofather:

sushi shop sumomaki

Kyoto, Japan. Because of the rainy weather, these two new maiko in Miyagawa-cho had to wear plastic covers over their priceless silk brocade obi on the day of their misedashi (their first day as maiko, when they are presented and introduced to the district with their new professional names). Sanbonashi is the “three-legged” prong of bare skin left unpainted at the nape of the neck only on very special occasions.  Text and photography by Melissa Rose Chasse on Flickr

Kyoto, Japan. Because of the rainy weather, these two new maiko in Miyagawa-cho had to wear plastic covers over their priceless silk brocade obi on the day of their misedashi (their first day as maiko, when they are presented and introduced to the district with their new professional names). Sanbonashi is the “three-legged” prong of bare skin left unpainted at the nape of the neck only on very special occasions.  Text and photography by Melissa Rose Chasse on Flickr

(Source: Flickr / mboogiedown)

fashionsfromhistory:

Buddhist Priest’s silk Kesa 
19th Century 
Edo Period
Japan
MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Buddhist Priest’s silk Kesa 

19th Century 

Edo Period

Japan

MET