Torso Defense (Dō) in the Nishiki Zutsumi Nimaidō Style
Iron, leather, lacquer, silk, bear fur, and copper-gold alloy (shakudō)
as mounted: H. 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm); W. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)
Armor for Man
Rogers Fund, by exchange, 1998
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).
Artist: Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada (Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)Date: 16th and 18th centuriesMedium: Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copperAccession: 14.100.172On view in:Gallery 377