''Heron is on a head"| Yasaka Shrine, Gion, Kyoto. Gion Festival. Tehuride Tomori on Flickr
Headdress of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huangdi, who built the Great Wall and founded the Qin Dynasty
Barbaraanne's Hair Comb Blog
traditional Chinese hairstyles
Traditional travelling style - Social life and customs in Nagasaki. 1870.
Japanese kimono was inspired by "Hanfu" - traditional Han Chinese clothing(first recorded "Hanfu" were somewhere around the Liao Dynasty and earlier).
Fashion & Hair
Baron Raimund von Stillfried [Two Chinese Men in Matching Traditional Dress] 1870s
Ethnographic Photos of old Japan
Kiseragi Tayuu April 1st was the Tayuu Douchu, in which two Tayuu (Kiseragi Tayuu and Furisode Tayuu) held a small parade down Takasegawa and then held a small ceremony. Tayuu were the highest rank of courtesan in Kyoto.
Oiran and Tayuu
opera chinese traditional. Love the headdress, the flags at the back, the tassles and robes. amazing inspiration for Samvataka clouds
Dying for Jewellery
Ancient Chinese hairpiece | China Cart | #askillfulwarrior
Book: A Skillful Warrior...
Yamabushi (山伏) (one who lies in the mountains) are Japanese mountain ascetic hermits with a long tradition, endowed with supernatural powers in traditional Japanese mysticism.