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Increasing Good-Luck Arrow Knot 1910s (by Blue Ruin1)

A maiko (apprentice geisha) from Osaka showing her obi (sash) tied in the traditional musubi (knot), called “ya giccha” (やぎっちゃ) in the Osaka-ben dialect or “ya kichiya” (矢吉弥) in standard Japanese, which loosely translates as “increasing good-luck arrow” knot. Her hair is dressed in the “mata kamigata” (また髪型) or forked-branch hairstyle.
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