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Samurai Cuirass

Object Number:97-122-42A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: Before 1892
Late Date: 1892
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Textile
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-122-42A - Old Museum Number
15509 - ANSP Number

Description

"Yeroi". Corselet. Family crest (mon) of wood sorrel flower of the Katabami clan. The crest has three swords separating the leaves which means it is called Maruni Ken Katabami (丸に剣片喰).

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