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Koinobori 23" (weatherproof polyester)
Item No.: 11006x
$8.00

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Our 23" koinobori are made from color fast, fray resistant polyester. Available in three colors: Red, Black and National Museum Purple.

These beautiful carp windsocks are displayed outside of homes to wish sons a good future. The banners diminish in size from the top to the bottom of the pole, each boy in the family represented by a different banner. Carp are the most spirited of fish, fighting their way up swift-running rivers. This quality makes them the ideal symbol of courage and determination that has associated them with Boys Day (Tango no Sekku). May 5 is now designated as Children's Day, and courage and determination can be emulated by boys and girls!


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