Okimono for Tanabata Festival
★This okimono (Japanese traditional house decoration) is used for the Tanabata Festival - the Festival of the Weaver. Tanabata meaning "Evening of the seventh" is a Japanese star festival, celebrating the meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi (represented by the stars Vega and Altair respectively). According to legend, the Milky Way separates these lovers, and they are allowed to meet only once a year on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. This okimono also invites the cool air amid hot summer★【Summer features in Japan series】Pleasant and heart-warming, this okimono conveys the charm and elegance of summer at a traditional Japanese house. Perfect for personal use or as a present or souvenir.
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