University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 19970C
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 9th Century - 1897
Early Date: 800
Late Date: 1897
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Silk
Cord
Lacquer
Credit Line:Gift of Edward Bedloe, 1897
Other Number78 - Other Number

Description

Samurai helmet. Iron helmet lined with textured stitched fabric and piping in floral pattern. Vertical ridges on outer side with hole on top. Four layers of leather circling rim. Plain visor of iron. Handle on outside. Burlap rope for tying to head. Slightly rusted and leather cracking on neckpiece.


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