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Samurai Helmet

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Object Number:
A1107D
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Date Made:
16th Century - 1911
Early Date:
1500
Late Date:
1911
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Metal
Cloth
Cord
Lacquer
Description:
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.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
76   -   Samurai Armor List

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