16th Century - 1911
Black iron helmet with 3 rows of spikes running down front of helmet. 4 semicircular rings of lacquer placques strung with blue lacing, hung around back of neck. Large gold colored tassel on black of helmet. Visor has raised design of flowers and vines. Top of helmet comes to a point. Orange ties. 2 curved metal pieces above ears. Ornament prongs. Edge of lacquer ribs decorated with flecked lacing and orange lacing.
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
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