dancer is the dancing geisha of disguising as a man which started in
around the end of Heian Era. Gioh,
Gijo, Hotoke-gozen, Shizuka-gozen, etc. are historically famous "shirabyoshi"
is said that it came to be called so since they danced with the "imayo-uta
(=modern and easy song)" in the "so-byoshi (=simple rhythm)."
cap, "suikan" apron and "hitoe" red " hakama"
are worn and a long sword in the case of "nishiki-zutsumi fuji-maki"
is hung on the waist. In
her hand, the dancer has a "kawahori" fan, of which sticks
show on one side.