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Japanese Antique Banner of Kashiwade no Hanoshi and Tiger

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1910: Item # 1332541
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Dramatic Japanese Boy's Day Banner depicting the warrior Kashiwade no Hanoshi defeating a tiger. Colorful paste resist dyed and painted cotton. Tall banner with two mon (crests) at the top. One mon is the fuji (wisteria) of the Fujiwara family or possible of a family expressing devotion to the Kumano Shrine also associated with the wisteria motif. Meiji Period. Size: 16 feet high x 32 inches wide (including tabs)