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Object Number:CG98-1-34A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 10th Century - 1950
Early Date: 900
Late Date: 1950
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Metal
Lacquer
Ivory
Technique:Woven
Embroidered
Other Number:19 - Samurai Armor List

Description

Samurai warmor clothing piece, arm guards(CG98-1-34A0B). Embroidered cloth covered with chainmail. Chainmail has gilt metal oblong pieces interwoven throughout. Circular gilt metal piece at elbow. Silk cord with ivory toggle at wrist. Silk cord for fastening. Interior made of leather. Exterior over hand of metal covered with lacquer. Blue material with gold flower pattern.


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