University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 97-122-43A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: Before 1936
Late Date: 1936
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Textile
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other NumberL-122-43A - Old Museum Number
15507 - ANSP Number
74 - Samurai Armor List

Description

Black iron helmet. Ridges from top to rim. Hole on top with decoration in metal surrounding it. Plain visor. Small ear guards with code of arms painted on semicircular rungs held together by brown, red, purple, and maroon cloth rope to hang down and protect neck. "Kabuke" and "yoroi no mon"


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