The Geisha District, Kanazawa

The Geisha District, Kanazawa

Vintage Lacquered Comb & Hair Pin

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Destination: Kanazawa, Japan

We like to imagine that this gold lacquered comb and hairpin set once belonged to a geisha -- and maybe it really did. After all, Kanazawa is one of the few places left in Japan that still has a working geisha district.


Literally translated, the word “geisha” means “art-doer.” It’s a fitting description of women who are masters not only of traditional Japanese dance and music, but also of the art of communication, keeping co... Read More

Details and Dimensions

Comb: 3.5" l; hairpin: 5"l. Black and gold lacquered.

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