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Votive Tablets for Pilgrimage

 
Designation Prefecturally-Designated
Classification Tangible Folklore Cultural Asset
Designated Date August 17, 1979
Amount 2
Address Aza-Koromonoseki, Hiraizumi
Holder Konjiki-in
Retainer  
Administrator  
HomePage Hiraizumi's Cultural Heritage

Summary
Both of them: Length 74.2cm
  Width 14.5cm

Made of wood, written with black lacquer ink on gold base. Made in 1586.
Two of them have the same inscription with Mitsukashiwa mark, the family crest of Kasai’s, it was offered by Otei (Sadasen), a daughter of Kasai Sakyo-taifu Harunobu who used to be a lord in seven county in Kasai, when she pilgrimaged in 1586.
Therefore it is very precious example of a votive tablet for pilgrimage in medieval times.