The chrysanthemum represents longevity, rejuvenation and nobility in Japan. It is also the symbol of autumn, harvest and goodwill. Because of its auspicious meaning, the flower frequently appears on decorations, accessories, porcelains, kimonos and obis, as well as Japan's 50 yen coin.
September 9 is Japan's National Chrysanthemum Day. It is also the festival of happiness. The holiday was established in 910 AD when the first chrysanthemum show was held.
It is made of silk and synthetic silk.