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Armor (Gusoku)

Armorer:
Inscribed by Yukinoshita Sadaiyé (Japanese, active 17th century)
Date:
17th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper
Dimensions:
as mounted: H. 53 in. (134.6 cm); W. 32 in. (81.3 cm); D. 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.4.9a–l
Not on view
The helmet is mounted with the crest of the Daté family, daimyo (lords) of Sendai.
Signature: Signed on the breastplate: Yukinoshita Sadaiyé.

Inscription: inscribed on the backplate, the name of the war god: Hachiman Daibesatsu.
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