Mon (emblem)
Mon (紋), also monshō (紋章), mondokoro (紋所), and kamon (家紋), are Japanese emblems used to decorate and identify an individual or family. While mon is an encompassing term that may refer ...
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Japanese monogram
A Japanese rebus monogram is a monogram in a particular style, which spells a name via a rebus, as a form of Japanese wordplay or visual pun. Today they are most often seen in corporate logos or produ...
King of Na gold seal
The King of Na gold seal is a solid gold seal discovered in the year 1784 on Shikanoshima Island in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The seal is designated as a National Treasure of Japan. The seal is belie...
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Nobori
Nobori (幟) is a Japanese banner. They are long, narrow flags, attached to a pole with a cross-rod to hold the fabric straight out and prevent it from furling around the rod; this way, the field is...
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Seal (East Asia)
A seal, in an East Asian context, is a general name for printing stamps and impressions thereof which are used in lieu of signatures in personal documents, office paperwork, contracts, art, or any ite...
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Kagome crest
The Kagome crest or Kagome mon (籠目 kagome, “basket eye” + 紋 mon, “crest, pattern”), is a star shaped (hexagram) crest related to the kagome lattice design. It can be found in many of the oldest Shinto...
Fūrinkazan
Fūrinkazan (風林火山), literally "Wind, Forest, Fire, Mountain", is a popularized version of the battle standard used by the Sengoku period daimyo Takeda Shingen. The banner quoted four phrases from S...
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Horo (cloak)
A horo (母衣) was a type of cloak or garment attached to the back of the armour worn by samurai on the battlefields of feudal Japan.
A horo was around 1.8 m (6 ft) long and made from several str...
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Government Seal of Japan
The Government Seal of Japan, also called the Paulownia Seal (桐紋, kirimon), the Paulownia Flower Seal (桐花紋, tōkamon) or the Paulownia of 5-7 (五七桐, go-shichi no kiri), is a mon ...
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Imperial Seal of Japan
The Imperial Seal of Japan, also called the Chrysanthemum Seal (菊紋, kikumon) or Chrysanthemum Flower Seal (菊花紋, 菊花紋章, kikukamon, kikukamonshō) or Imperial chrysanthemum emblem (菊の御...
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Seal carving
Seal carving, also seal cutting, or zhuanke in Chinese (篆刻), is a traditional form of art that originated in China, and later spread to East Asia. It refers to cutting a pattern into the bottom face o...
Sashimono
Sashimono (指物, 差物, 挿物) were small banners historically worn by soldiers in feudal Japan, for identification during battles.
Sashimono poles were attached to the backs of the chest armor (dou or dō...
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Seal knob
Seal knob (印纽), sometimes also seal sculpture, refers to the hardstone carving or small decorative relief at the head and front of a seal. The associated carving technique is called knob carving (纽刻),...
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Side carving
Side carving (simplified Chinese: 边刻; traditional Chinese: 邊刻; pinyin: biānkè) is a form of traditional seal carving techniques that originated in the ancient China. It was later introduce...
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Uma-jirushi
Uma-jirushi (馬印, lit. horse insignia) were massive flags used in feudal Japan to identify a daimyo or equally important military commander on the field of battle. They came into prominence dur...
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Seal script
Seal script (simplified Chinese: 篆书; traditional Chinese: 篆書; pinyin: zhuànshū) is an ancient style of Chinese calligraphy. It evolved organically out of the Zhou dynasty script, arising i...
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Tomoe
A tomoe (巴 or 鞆絵, ともえ) and tomowe (ともゑ) in its archaic form, is a Japanese abstract shape described as a swirl that resembles a comma or the usual form of a magatama. The origin of tomoe is u...
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Hata-jirushi
Hata-jirushi (旗印) were the most common of war banners used on the medieval Japanese battlefield. The term could be translated to literally mean symbol flag, marker banner, or the like. Unlike the ...