|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||16th Century - 1911|
|Inscription Language:||Sanskrit Language|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1911|
|Other Number:||14602 - Dealer's Number|
88 - Samurai Armor List
Samurai armor. Cuirass, or do, of the domaru, or side-opening breastplate. Raised design of three fans with ivy on upper section. Lower section design in lacquer of green leaves and flowers in red, yellow and white. Also low relief insignia of sanskrit character hrīḥ representing a Buddhist protective deity, either Amida Buddha or Nyoirin Kannon Bosatsu. On reverse side is a large orange bow with tassels and a monkey climbing a tree. Purplish-red lacing for shoulders and hanging pieces. White lacing around bottom of chest piece and yellow on bottom of hanging pieces. Probably made in Europe, possibly of Dutch manufacture.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor (22 May 1981 - 14 Feb 1982)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 32 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 12||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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