Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Oiran and Tayuu ...period costuming.
- hi there how are you this is joey you would like to go to this website http://www.immortalgeisha.com/links_01.php
this is a link page to the www.immortalgeisha.com you scroll down and there are pages for tayuu and oiran and even male geisha as well please excuse me but the Lanquage is Japanese only. I thought these links could help you out.
thank you verry much
Raymond J. Arnold
Jason Adams <banditt_adams@...> wrote:
I also live in Northwest Ohio. In Gibsonburg, about 30 miles
southeast of Toledo. Where are you at?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Lady Atropos" <dark_lusts@...> wrote:
> I just recently joined the SCA and have deep hopes that I can help
> to encourage the founding and growth of a japanese interest group in
> my area.
> The Pleasure quaters of old Edo are my particular interest and have
> been so for many years. Among all the colorful and lively figures of
> that time and location are the Oiran/Tayuu. These women were
> the 'castle destroyers', courtesans so powerful and renown that they
> held a royal rank...
> Has anyone else yet attempted one of these lavish and highly
> detailed costumes? I own a collection of authetnic kimono and know
> kitsune...however the attire of an Oiran is beyond my current skill.
> Are there any resources anyone can recommend to research on? Id
> love to find out more info on their attire, its preperation,
> wearing, and more! Before attempting such a unique costume and role,
> I really want to investigate it deeply in depth..however finding
> english material is hard.
> -Kerry, NW Ohio
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