About this object

History of use

Temple banners


Collected by the paper making library & museum, Tokyo, between 1957 and 1959.

Physical description

Rectangular white cloth with dyed designs. Along the upper edge is a border with a checkered pattern of five thin lines intersecting with one thick line in light blue. At one end of the border is a large tree motif inside a hexagon shape in dark blue. There is a row of black Japanese characters near the bottom edge. There are two selvage edges and two raw edges.