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Helmet (Hoshi-Kabuto)

Inscribed by Iyehisa of Nara
(Japanese, Nara, active 17th century)

Date: 17th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, lacquer, gilt copper, copper-gold alloy (shakūdo), silver, silk, gilt leather
Dimensions: H. 11 in. (27.9 cm); L. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm)
Classification: Helmets
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number: 48.63.4

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