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Half Mask (Ho-ate) with Neck Guard

Armorer:
Signed by Myōchin Munetomo (Japanese, Edo period, active early 18th century)
Date:
dated January 1730
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, lacquer, textile (silk)
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Masks
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.304a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 370
Signature: Signed under the chin in Japanese: Myōchin Munetomo, 1st day, 1st month, 15th year of Kyōho (January 1730).
Ex. coll.: George C. Stone.George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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