Shadowed, Nine Stars

TranslationShadowed, Nine Stars
OwnerEmperor Go-Shirakawa
BlazonArgent, an annulet between eight annulets sable.
CategoriesGeometric: Circle (Shadowed), Arrangement: Stars
NotesAmong other places, depicted in Heiji Monogatari Emaki on an imperial ox-cart during the Heiji Rebellion.
SourcesTurnbull, Stephen. Samurai Heraldry. Osprey Publishing, 2002. pg. 4.
An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Japanese Family Crests. Graphic-sha, 2001. pg. 336 fig. 1. (for Japanese)
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