University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 83-44-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Late Edo
Date Made: 19th Century
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Gold
Lacquer
Technique:Lacquered
Iconography:Dragon
Cloud
Mon
Tokugawa Crest
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1983
Other NumberLO-1861-4 - Old Museum Number

Description

Elaborate lacquered jingasa (foot soldier's flat helmet) with a dragon and cloud design and the Tokugawa family crest. Designed for ceremonial use.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 33, Back CoverView Objects cited in this Publication

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