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Carp, Nagaita Chūgata

Matsubara Nobuo and Photo:Ishii Mayumi

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

An old Chinese tale recounts that carps managing to scale the torrents of the Dragon Gate Waterfall changed into dragons. Based on this story, carps were seen as transformative fish and favored by the Edo citizens as symbols of courage. The design became a standard for yukata.

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  • Title: Carp, Nagaita Chūgata
  • Creator: Matsubara Nobuo, Photo:Ishii Mayumi
  • Subject Keywords: Nagaita Chūgata

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