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Item
Set of 5
Small Nobori Bata Boy's Day Banners/Flags
Images of Japanese Samurai Kabuto (Helmet), Kamon (family crest)
These were probably sold as general decorations.
Medium Weight Cotton
Age
Not all the same age but each from late 1900s,
Condition Good overall condition. One has a little staining.
Size
13 inches X 4 feet, 33 X 120 cm
Comments This noboribata was displayed inside the house as part of Boy's Day celebration or in Japanese "tango no sekku". The samurai kabuto symbolizes heroism. The kabuto often appears on Boy's Day Festival banners. Looks to be a silkscreen print.