From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Koinobori
Object Number 29-191-237
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese
Provenience Japan
Section Asian
Materials Paper
Iconography Fish

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.

Credit Line Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number 17810? - Original Number | 17811? - Original Number | 17812? - Original Number | 92-1-132 - Found in Collection Number

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