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Dolls421 of 2311Spring beauty maiko with non-glass, painted on eyes   Shamisen player with black kimono
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One can see the future of the female geisha and her place in Japanese society in the centuries to come after their appearance nearly 400 years ago. They have come a long way since then, however their numbers and influence have dwindled since the end of WW2. Sadly, the dolls made in their likeness may be the only thing left to remind people of the legacy of these legendary entertainers of the flower and willow world.....

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