Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions: 24" H x 26" W
White silk flag based on the national flag of Japan which has a crimson disc, symbolizing the sun, in the center of a white field. It is popularly known as the Hinomaru. Surrounding the disk are names and prayers.
During World War II, Japanese soldier were given flags by loved ones. The flags were often based on the Hinomura or the National Flag of Japanese. The soldiers name, the names of his family and loved ones, prayers and inpirational messages would be inscribed on the flag. The solidier kept the flag with him at all times.