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Armor (Gusoku)

Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada (Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)

Armorer:
Breastplate inscribed inside, Myōchin Munesuke (Japanese, Edo period, 1688–1735)
Date:
16th and 18th centuries
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper
Dimensions:
H. 67 1/2 in. (171.5 cm)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1914
Accession Number:
14.100.172
22521

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