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.) Kimonos, Japan Fashion, Edo Period, Portraits, Geishas, Traditional Kimono, Japanese Edo Period, 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…

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