Prosperity for one’s descendants, great happiness, commercial prosperity, preventing disaster, avoiding disease, warding off misfortune
The bottle gourd is an auspicious pattern that symbolizes great happiness and prosperity for one’s descendants because of its many seeds. Three gourds together represent good luck, while six protect against disease and prevent disaster. Bearing a relation to many superstitions, this pattern, which is also called Hisago, is loved by many people.
Description by Karakamishi Toto Akihiko