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Samurai Arm Guard

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Object Number:A1107H
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
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1911
Other Number:14602 - Oldman Number
27 - Samurai Armor List

Description

Samurai arm and hand guard. One of a pair(A1107 G and H). Heavy brown metal "net" and ribs. Brown fabric with large copper, yellow and green flower pattern. Trimmed in blue with purple ties.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition

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