Tessen (Iron Hand Fan): Toyotomi Hideyoshi

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Hand fans have been used in Japan for centuries, whether they were used to keep a mysterious look. Each of the designs on the fans are from traditional style Japanese art. These fans can be used to cool yourself off or you can use them as a sensible piece of decoration! All the materials are high quality to ensure that you're getting the best for your buck! These tessen, or iron boned hand fans, are made with a high quality iron, keeping the structure of the fan strong. The decorative leaves are made with a strong paper, decorated delicately with a strong image of Japan. 

About the Samurai:

One of the most well-known names when it comes to the Sengoku Period. He was a daimyou, warrior, samurai, general and politician. There isn't much information about his early life, other than that he was born to a poor foot soldier. As he grew older he joined different clans, the most important being his joining of the Oda clan, which he served Oda Nobunaga as a sandal bearer, and slowly, with his wit and other skills, climbed the ladder up to more success.