In feudal times, the samurai's wife, or okugatasama (literally: the one who stays at home), looked after the children and chores, and defend the house from thieves and invaders while her husband was away in State or clan battles.
The japanese prostitute, "baishunfu", would dress themselves like Geisha in order to attract costumers. Notice the difference. The baishunfu has a large assortment of hair accessories (over the top), and her obi unties in the front.
), meaning "Way of The Sword", is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting descended from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu) which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan. Swordsmen in Japan established schools of kenjut
- A Geisha dressed in the Genroku style, fashionable among Tokyo Geisha around She is showing her obi, tied in the Kichiya-musubi style, a knot named after Kamimura Kichiya (or Uemura Kichiya I) who was a popular Kabuki Actor during the Genroku period