Edo fan No.19 MURAMURA

22.5cm White bamboo

A kind of banner used by the various groups of town firefighters in the Edo period.

There is a head at the top representing the pair, and a long, narrow ornament hanging from the top called a "baren" with a paper or leather tassel. <

They dance when you hold them in your hand and swing them up or rotate them.

You can also add to the fun by comparing each group's unique horse curtain to which group it belongs.

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