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Helmet (Eboshi-Nari)

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper
Dimensions:
H. 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm); W. 15 in. (38.1 cm)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1914
Accession Number:
14.100.161a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 377
The gilt copper badge of linked rings on the turnbacks of the neck guard is that of the Wakizaka family, daimyo (lords) of Harima.
Inscription: Bears crest of the Wakizaka family, Daimyo of Harima.
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