Outer Robe ("Dobuku") with Wild-Ginger Crests and Ivy

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Outer Robe ("Dobuku") with Wild-Ginger Crests and Ivy

Textiles / Azuchi/Momoyama

Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th–17th century

Plain-weave silk with glossed weft

丈108.2 裄60.3

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Samurai wore this kind of garment over armor in battle, or as a jacket over regular clothing. The general Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543—1616) presented this one to a falconer."

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