Katabami is a common weed, but once it takes root, it is a hardy plant that cannot be eradicated easily, so it is a pattern used by many families such as court nobles and samurai families. It is said that if you keep the leaves in your wallet, you will not lose money.
It is one of the seven autumn herbs and has been loved since ancient times. Not only is it beautiful, but it is also considered to be an auspicious plant for its medicinal properties, and is one of the auspicious patterns.
In the olden days, this pattern was only permitted to those who were related to the imperial family, and it is a high-class pattern like the chrysanthemum. The paulownia tree was used as a material for chests of drawers, wooden clogs, and kotos, and was sacred as a plant deeply associated with Japanese culture.
Cranes, one of the auspicious patterns, are also one of the motifs often used for furisode patterns. It has four meanings: “longevity”, “existence that connects heaven and earth”, and “harmony between husband and wife”.
Cherry blossoms have the meaning of "giving a rich life". It can be said that it is a flower that represents Japan both in name and reality. The cherry blossom pattern is also an auspicious pattern that represents a bountiful harvest.
It is said to appear as a lucky bird that appears when a peaceful and happy world is realized, and it is said to appear as a happy omen of the birth of Moritenshi. It is a pattern that has been widely favored since the Asuka period because of its splendid and graceful appearance.
The pine tree has long been a symbol of soberness, as it can withstand the wind and snow and retain its evergreen color even in the harshest of winters. It is also called pine, and is considered to be an auspicious pattern when God descends from heaven.