Ichō

Kamon Database – Ichō

Figure: Ginkgo biloba. 銀杏

The Ichō mon is a rather common emblem that comes in many variations. It is believed that the Tokugawa clan used to bear a ichō mon before definitely adopting the Aoi insignia. The noble House of Asukai used  as their insignia a combination of ginkgo leaves and cherry blossom.

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