Art/ Collection/ Art Object

War Hat (Jingasa) with Storage Bag

Date:
late 18th–early 19th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Papier mâché, lacquer, copper, silver, gold, textile
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.188a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 377
The samurai's hat (jingasa), usually made of lightweight material, was worn when traveling or in camp.
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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