Kyoto - gion by Yves Koller
Little maiko in Gion Kobu before the War by Rosarote on Flickr
At the beginning of XX century maiko used to be recruited even at the age of 11 - some of them looked pretty young!
This one is wearing an expensive kimono made of shibori - I assume it must have been taken in winter, maybe even in December.
Gion Kobu during the Miyako Odori season by ulterior epicure on Flickr
Kyoto Traditional Gion 祇園 Small Street 1977 (by imjackhandy)
Girl in Red Kimono runs across the street on a rainy day in the Gion district of Kyoto.
Sagi Odori Dance at the Gion Matsuri, Kyoto, Japan