Garment Worn Under Armor ([Yoroi shitagi]) with Wild-Ginger Crests

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Garment Worn Under Armor ([Yoroi shitagi]) with Wild-Ginger Crests

Textiles / Azuchi/Momoyama

Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th–17th century

Plain-weave silk with glossed weft

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This garment has circles along the hems. These are the family crests of the brilliant samurai strategist Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543—1616), who may have worn this garment."

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