Traditional Geisha Woman with flowers in her hand - Geisha Woman in Feudal Japan, Interior Vinyl Decal / Sticker for wall decor, Samurai


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Though, Japan valued men over women, women played an important role in the society of medieval Japan. They were the backbone that protected and cared for their family. Throughout these times, Japanese women were mothers, entertainers, and even warriors. The amount of freedom a woman received depended greatly on a her social class.

For instance...

Samurai women were trained to fight as a samurai does. They at times fought alongside men in battle, though this was quite rare. The ideal samurai woman was docile, humble, and submissive to a man. It might seem to be a strange idea that a woman that was sure to hardly ever fight in a battle, be taught to fight. Well, the main purpose in this was so that the Samurai women could defend their homes and children in times of dire need.

Women of high class had the littlest amount of freedom in medieval Japan. Women of high status in Japan could not escape marriage. the purpose of marriage between two families was to create an alliance, which would make sure the safety of the clan was in good hands. Families always tried to choose the man of another family that would increase their social status and affluence. The only way that they could remain single was if they became a monk or a nun in Buddhism. Though, after a woman did this her social ranking became significantly lower and she was from then on perceived as a deceitful and amoral woman.

The idea of a geisha is severely misinterpreted. The term geisha is usually understood to be a glorified mistress of a man of high status, in colloquial terms, a whore. This is definitely not factual. Geishas were actually amongst the most respected women in Japanese society. As young girls geishas are actually called maikoas. Before becoming a geisha, a maikoa learns how to converse with men, perform traditional dances to perfection, and sing and play stringed instruments.

Geishas were of great use to daimyos. Sometimes, geishas were sent to spy on or assassinate other territorial landlords. Although, any daimyo could easily sense that a geisha was sent to kill him; he had no defense against her. This was attributed to the fact that she was so respectable. The only way he could prevent himself from being killed was to have someone kill her before she could him.

Women of low class typical had jobs cooking, cleaning, and caring for the children of wealthier families. These women also farmed alongside other men and had the freedom to use the money that they earned as they wished, to pay taxes, provide their children with clothing. Whatever was necessary could be taken care of. Women of low-class had more freedom when it came to marriage and had say in whatever many she ended up marrying.

All women had certain duties that they were expected to fulfill. They were made only to serve their father, husband, and son throughout her lifetime. Women followed this simple rule: As a young girl, she obeyed her father; upon marriage, she obeys her husband; and when widowed, she must then obey her son. As soon as a woman married she was assumed to bear her husband a son. If a women became widowed, she could never marry again. This was a liberty that only men possessed.

Samurai women weren’t the only ones that fought. All Japanese women had to partake in some sort of fighting during their life. They were required to protect their homes during wartime, while their husbands were away. Without Japanese women this well-rounded structure, typical of Japanese society, would be difficult to upkeep.


Due to the high detail of this detail, it will only be manufactured on the presented (or bigger) dimensions. Smaller versions will not be possible to be manufactured due to the fact that there are very small parts that can't be cut any smaller.

This is a very detailed and time consuming decal to be made.. the price will reflect this as well.


Please notice that all of our vinyls can have bigger dimensions or be custom sized to a particular form or shape. If you require bigger dimensions please contact us and we will get back to you with a very special (and nice) price... ☺


Remember that this is a custom made vinyl wall / glass / surface adhesive sticker.. so this means that small variations can be made to this design for FREE. By small variations i mean non-time consuming alterations on the original design such as adding some small lettering. Just contact me and talk to me so that i can help you out on your request. Again, if no design alteration is required.. BrutalVisual will send the design as is represented on the image.

Quantity: This sale includes ONE decal.


-> (Copy & Paste may be required)

(Either Cesar or Joana will be there to help you on your questions - Myu is not yet live support friendly ☺ )

Time Schedule :
-> Monday to Friday -- 09:00 to 12:30 & 14:00 to 17:30
-> Saturday -- 09:00 to 12:30
-> Sunday (eventually someone is in live support but is not granted ☺)

Please note that the Time Schedule is in Greenwich Meridian Time (GMT)

Shipping from Portugal

Processing time

1 business day

Estimated shipping times

  • Canada : 5 - 15 business days
  • Germany : 3 - 5 business days
  • Ireland : 3 - 5 business days
  • Portugal : 2 - 3 business days
  • Spain : 3 - 5 business days
  • United Kingdom : 3 - 5 business days
  • United States : 5 - 15 business days
  • North America : 5 - 15 business days
  • Europe : 2 - 10 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 10 - 15 business days
  • Asia Pacific : 10 - 16 business days
  • Latin America and the Caribbean : 5 - 15 business days
  • North Africa and the Middle East : 10 - 15 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 1 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

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I will only use your shipping and billing address, and contact information

  • To communicate with you about your order
  • To fulfill your order
  • For legal reasons (like paying taxes)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can your decals be removed once applied ?

Sure.. yes they can! All of our decals can be easily be removed once applied and no glue residues will remain, nor are they supposed to damage the surface on where they were originally applied to!

We never had any macbook, laptop, wall, glass, paint, stone or generic surface damaged by these decals... however, some common sense is advised.. for instance, do not place the decal on a hot surface or it can melt (this is vinyl, not iron).. not use the decals on dusty or moist surfaces because it will void adhesions (although vinyl is much more mouldable and has far better mechanical caracteristics.. if common duck tape does not stick, chances are that vinyl will not as well).

In doubt.. please ask.. we will reply ASAP.

How soon can you dispatch my order ? How about returns ?

All orders are shipped in 1 business day!

If your order has a area of 0.25 square meters or less and if it does not show signs of usage you may return it to us. If you try to apply a vinyl to a wall before testing compatibility we will not accept return as particles of dust and residues will remain on the decal.

Due to the high cost of materials involved and because all decals are made by request, orders with square area above 0.25 meters are considered custom made and are not refundable or returnable.

All returns costs are also supported by the client and a restock fee of 35% will be deducted (shipping is not refundable as well). Returns from outside EU, must state this on the packing for customs purposes or we can not accept them back.

Do your T-Shirts fade in time ?

Well...nothing lasts forever, but it is not expected to fade! We use a special vulcanization technic in order to print our shirts.. so no color fade is expected. A special type of colored rubber is injected on the fabric making it a permanent die.

THESE ARE NOT A PRINTED TSHIRTS. We vulcanize a polyurethane membrane on top of the fabric forcing it to penetrate inside the cotton mesh by a special heat and localized pressure procedure.. this way it becomes permanent and VERY durable. Using this procedure, your design wont fade or chip off. The shirt has a soft touch as well, very similar to silkscreen with plastisol inks (softer)..

Black will stay black.. and white will stay white.. as well as all other colors. Don't worry about that!!

The design i see in the sample image is the design i will get?

Yes it is.. what you see is what you get! However, on some decals (or other products), for presentation purposes, the design may be mirrored.

In all cases, the final image for reference, would be the black and white sample image representation present in all item's descriptions. This means that the application example photo may or may not be mirrored . You, the client, unless otherwise requested, will always receive the design with the orientation present on the black and white sample image of this particular ordered product.

If no black and white image is present as a representation of the final design on the product you have chosen, then the orientation of the sample image on the application example is to be considered as final.

Wholesale availability

Yes... this is possible.. but only for bulk orders.

Please contact me with the amount of items you would like to have and i will get back to you with a final proposition.

Don't forget to specify your location as well.. :)

If you are a business within EU please send us your VAT ID as well for better quotation.

Can you do other sizes as well ?

Sure.. no problem on it!

Just request a custom job and i will quote you the best price for it. But remember that small sized jobs can't always be done due to material limitations (we are speaking in sub-millimeter details.. i mean.. those itsibitsi tinywini little dots that you wished to cut for your pet ant as a necklace... sorry can't do those... ...yet.. ^_^)

What supplies brands do you use?

Unless otherwise stated on the description of the product, all Tshirts are made of 100% pure cotton by the American "Fruit of the Loom" brand, Rolly, American Apparel or MK.

As for vinyl goes.. we use mainly Ritrama, Oracal, MultiFix, 3M, VF3, Avery and Hexis. There are a lot of brands for vinyl but we do prefer these as they are the most stable in production (and they not cheap by the way).

We use good quality vinyl with exterior durability of at least 5 years (usually we do use 5 to 7 year grade vinyl for exterior conditions.. which means that on the interiors these can last for about 12 years or more).

On some cases, depending only of the design and placement destination we may use other types of vinyls.

Can you do a personalized order for me?

Sure i can. Just contact me and i will quote it for you!

Different designs with the same square size can have different costs as the difficulty in cutting may be higher or lower. Also, the chosen production material will differentiate the costs.

All jobs are different .. so just contact me and i am sure we will manage a good deal for both of us.

What is the conversion between Cm and Inches ?

Since BrutalVisual Studio is based on Europe we use the metric system.

This means that all measurements are made in centimeters, but don't worry it's easy to convert :

1) 1 Inch = 2.54 centimeters
.. or ...
2) 1 centimeter = 0.3937 centimeters .

On the other hand :

1) 1 foot = 0.3048 meters
.. or ...
2) 1 meter = 3.2808 feet

Another thing to have in consideration is that :

1) 100 centimeters = 1 meter
.. like as ...
2) 12 inches = foot

Please also note that : 1 centimeter can be noted as 1 cm, and.. 1 Inch can be noted as 1 In.

I like one of your designs but i would like to change it a little bit.. can you do this for me?

Yes... i can.

All products can have minor adjustments on designs if required by the buyer and those are FREE. I can also make small insertions of names, slogans, brands, logos of other small taglines on the current design.

Just make a comment when ordering and i will get back to you after the order is complete, or... you can contact me right now and say what is on your mind.

No extra-charge is done assuming that these are minor changes without too much time consuming. If you require no changes, well.. then you just have to finish your order and wait for the delivery.

All FREE-OF-CHARGE modifications or addons will be done in the same color and material as the chosen design.

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