Fill with Teasure~Nishijin Kinran Brocade Fabric
It is Kissho Monyo (auspicious omens motifs) studded with many treasures.
It is a perfect design for celebrations.
Below are explanations of each Kissho Monyo (auspicious omens motifs) in this Takara Zukushi (full of treasure) design.
It takes 1 day to weave this cloth only 3.8 meters.
(magical straw raincoat)
(magical bamboo hat)
| They protect the wearers from diseases and disasters by making them invisible.
They are also amulets for a new journey, because raincoats and hats are essentials for traveling.
| Treasure that fulfills your wishes at will.
The shape looks like an onion, with the flames blazing from its tip and both sides.
|Uchide-no-Kozuchi|| Magic Wishing Mallet that will fulfill any wishes.
Symbol that brings wealth.
|Kinnou|| A drawstring pouch to put important things such as gold, money and incense.
Symbol of wealth and goods.
|Choji|| A plant called clove which was brought to Japan via Silk Road as herbal medicine and perfume.
It was prized as a valuable medicine and perfume.
It became one of Kissho Monyo (auspicious omens motifs) as a symbol of harmonious marriage, good health, and longevity from its efficacy.
|Makimono|| A handscroll packed with wisdom and knowledge.
It’s a symbol of wits.
|Matsuba|| Pine need boasts green leaves even in winter.
Therefore, it’s a symbol of a strong life force.
|Ume-no-Hana||Plum blossoms have been loved as happy flowers because they bloom as soon as the new year comes.|
|Sasa-no-Ha||Bamboo leaves are a symbol of fast growing.|
| Turtles are envoys of Horai-san (Mt. Penglai, a sacred mountain of ancient Chinese legend) and they have been said to live long since ancient times.
The hexagon of turtle’s shell has been lucky charms as symbols of favorable signs.
|Bundo|| A weight which is used to measure the weight of gold with a balance scale.
It’s a symbol of wealth.
|Tsuru|| The crane’s fabled life span is a thousand years, and regarded as a symbol of longevity.
In addition, cranes are said to be birds that the crying voice reaches to heaven, or live in heaven.
It takes 1 day to weave this cloth only 3.1 meters.