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36.Family crest of Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Paulownia
(Hideyoshi original version)  

It's on the left.
豊臣秀吉の家紋(太閤桐)

 
Original Toyotomi family crest used paulownia for its design.
 
However, only Hideyoshi of the Toyotomi family used the original version after the unification of Japan.
 


 

Paulownia leaves & flowers

 

 It's on the right.
豊臣秀長・秀頼の家紋(五七桐)

 
Paulownia leaves & flowers are drawn here.
 
This family crest was awarded by The Emperor to the governor who historically gained control over the government. Today, this design is used for the coat of arms of Japanese Prime Minister.
 

Castle's name that stamp this family crest

・Inuyama castle(Aichi)
・Nagahama castle(Shiga)
・Hachimanyama castle(Shiga)
・Jurakudai castle(Kyoto)
 

List of Japanese Sengoku-busho's family crest