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Native Name:
Koinobori
Object Number:
92-1-132
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Paper
Thread
Description:
Japanese paper banner called Koinobori. The banner shapes a black carp, koi in Japanese, with a string attached to the mouth. A real one is hung on May 5th for the celebration of children. But this may be a toy for children.

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