Front view, overall, slight three-quarter proper left

Armor (Gusoku)

Armorer: Helmet signed by Bamen Tomotsugu (Japanese, Eichizan province, Toyohara, active 18th century)
Date: 18th century
Geography: Toyohara, Okinawa prefecture
Culture: Japanese, Toyohara, Eichizan province
Medium: Iron, lacquer, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), silver, silk, horse hair, ivory
Dimensions: as mounted: H. 58 5/8 in. (148.8 cm); W. 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm)
Classification: Armor for Man
Credit Line: Gift of Etsuko O. Morris and John H. Morris Jr., in memory of Dr. Frederick M. Pedersen, 2001
Accession Number: 2001.642

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