Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Torso Defense (Dō) in the Nishiki Zutsumi Nimaidō Style

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, leather, lacquer, silk, bear fur, and copper-gold alloy (shakudō)
Dimensions:
as mounted: H. 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm); W. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, by exchange, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.16
Not on view
Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Mr. Morihiro Ogawa. Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 1991-2002. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 4, 2002–June, 29 2003. p. 60, no. 56, ill (color).



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