printsandthings: A Japanese pattern book , dating from the early - mid 19th century , cataloguing all the different stencil patterns that could be printed onto fabric to make into a kimono Ashmolean Museum , Oxford
Geisha literally means art. They have to train from young to master the many different forms of art, for instance making traditional Japanese tea, playing an instrument like a Shamisen, dancing and being an entertainer. I hate how almost everyone pictures a Geisha as a prostitute. Not all Geishas sleep with their customers to make money.