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This is a Japanese Flag Presented to Mr. Yoshizawa Wishing Good Luck' During Enlistment. The 30 people's signed on the flag with a few slogans. This flag saw a real battlefield, and was probably brought back by Vet.
祝 出征 吉澤 福三郎 君: Congratulations for Expedition Mr. Fukusaburo Yoshizawa
祈武運長久: "Pray for good fortune and safety in war."
shin myo): Devoting one's body and soul.
止氣放光: Emit the unstopperble Ki.
On the right side top area: Iris painted, and In Japanese culture, the iris flower is revered for its purifying properties. In Japan, a common iris definition includes the idea of purifying evil energies and protecting those who wear it.
On the left side top area: Cherry blossoms painted, and the meaning of flower is Spiritual Beauty. The national flower of Japan, the cherry blossom or Sakura, represents a time of renewal and optimism. The pops of pink mark the ending of winter and signify the beginning of spring. Due to their quick blooming season, cherry blossoms also symbolize the transience of life, a major theme in Buddhism.
World War II.
Approximately 27" in height x 34" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Silk, Leather corners tab, and cotton string to hanging.
Leather tabbed corners with rope for hanging.
This is from a Japanese collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAEJV21 LCGEX03/11/22 SCGEX07/24/22
5- (Fine- ): The flag shows moderate wear, and war worn salty condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.