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Very Old Inari Daimyou Buddhist Temple Memorial Nobori Bata
(hanging banner/flag)
Homespun & Hand Loomed Cotton
Hand Made Tsutsugaki Banner
Somewhat rare, not often found at this age and good condition.
Date on banner: Ei shichi nen (1854)
Edo Period
From Yamagata Prefecture
Northern Japan, Sea of Japan side
Condition Good overall condition with nicely done repairs, patched areas as seen in photos
13 inches X 7 feet, 32 X 215 cm
Medium-Heavy Weight
Discussion Inari (deity) shrine or temple banner. The Shinto God Inari is worshiped in both Japanese Shinto and Buddhism. Inari is the Japanese kami (God) of fertility, rice, agriculture, foxes, industry and worldly success and one of the principal kami (Gods) of Shinto.

Aoki-san's name appears at the bottom of the banner.