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Tricolor Sun Fan

Kanji日の丸扇
TransliterationHi no maru ōgi
TranslationCircle of the Sun Fan
Date1614
OwnerSatake Yoshinobu
CategoriesColor: Multicolor (On Banner), Object: Fan (Folding), Geometric: Circle (Single Plain), Color: White on Red, Color: Red on White, Color: Black on White
NotesUsed by Satake Yoshinobu in the Battle of Imafuku. Unusually, this version used three colors instead of just two. See also Motif of the Week: Folding Fans at Fireflies Sing.
SourcesTurnbull, Stephen. Samurai Heraldry. Osprey Publishing, 2002. pg. 62.
Turnbull, Stephen. Samurai Heraldry. Osprey Publishing, 2002. pg. H9. (for image)
An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Japanese Family Crests. Graphic-sha, 2001. pg. 54 fig. 2. (for Japanese)
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