Koinobori 60” (fray and fade resistant polyester)

Item # 114794.

These extra large koinobori come in red and black. Traditionally, the black koinobori was the largest on display and represented the father. The first son was represented by the red koinobori, with subsequent sons displayed in other colors.

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 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).
(Tango no Sekku).

When Boys’ Day (Tango no Sekku) was re-branded as Children’s Day (Kodomo no hi), the colors of the koi changed representations--the black koi represented the father, the red koi represented the mother, and the sons (or daughters) represented by other colors in no particular order, but in diminishing sizes.

Whether you celebrate Boys Day or Children’s Day, these koi will make a handsome display. And if you are looking to start new traditions, check out our Rainbow Koinobori!




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