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. In a scroll font, the word “Yamashoku” is in dark blue with a crossed castanet motif repeated above three times, in alternating blue and red. The design is repeated five times towards one end, varying widths and angles. There are two selvage edges and two raw edges.