Armour comprising a Momonari (peach-shaped) helmet, with four slats, of Namban type.
Fukurin, at the front of the helmet, twisted.
Wakidates (ornaments applied to both sides of the helmet) in the shape of deer horns (Kuwagata)
Maedate (helmet frontal ornament) in the shape of a Stupa (Buddhist symbol of Indian origin).
The half mask of protection of the face (Mempo) out of iron in the shape of beak of Tengu (mythical bird resulting from the Japanese legend, endowed with extraordinary powers with the combat of sabre).
Iron breastplate (Do) covered with leather and beige and blue lacing.
Decorated with 14 Hori Mon in shakudo on the front of the breastplate.
Kuzazuri are made of leather.
The sleeves (Kote) are made of iron mesh with the Mon inscribed at the top, protecting the hands.
Haidate of the same Mon.
The leggings and shoes match.
The iron shoulder straps (Sode) reproducing two axes crossed by black lacing on a beige background.
Japan, early Edo period (1603 - 1868).
- 漆, 皮革, 絲, 鐵
- 主題 / 描述
- 155×55×35 cm