The Yoshiwara was a famous walled and licensed entertainment quarter during the Tokugawa regime in feudal Japan (1600-1868). This beautiful Oiran (high class courtesan) living in the Yoshiwara is composing a letter to a male admirer. Also present in the room is her Kamuro (young assistant/apprentice). Let's eavesdrop on what they are saying!
I couldn't resist doing this! It was just too much fun! These were such beautiful Ukiyo-e pictures and all the women were missing were some jeweled accessories. :)
Stay tuned next post for mail love! My mail box has been delivering the most tasty crafty treats I can't wait to share with you!