“Kamon”s are what the western world would refer to as a family crest. In this case, it is a Japanese symbol to represent your family, bloodline, or hierarchy. These symbols are still in use today. These symbols would be placed on katana (sword), flags, kimono, etc. Traditionally used by families of wealth, power or even samarai. Red silk used for center piece.
Size 5"x2.5" Neck upto 17"