Jinbaori (Coat Worn over Armor) Brown figured gauze with hollyhock scroll design

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Jinbaori (Coat Worn over Armor) Brown figured gauze with hollyhock scroll design

Textiles / Edo

Edo period, 19th century

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Samurai wore sleeveless jackets like this over armor. Ones for summer were made from light silk-gauze fabric to make the heat bearable.

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