"Gusoku" Type Armor with Gilded Scales, Red Lacing, Five-Piece Cuirass

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"Gusoku" Type Armor with Gilded Scales, Red Lacing, Five-Piece Cuirass

others / Azuchi/Momoyama / Edo

Azuchi-Momoyama–Edo period, 16th–17th century

兜鉢高13.5 鉢前後径22.6 左右径21.0 丈18.7 前胴丈33.5 草摺丈23.3 袖丈42.5

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This exquisite armor is composed of small golden plates and red braids. By varying the braiding pattern, paulownia crests have been skilfully rendered on the sleeves."

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