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Armor (Tatami Gusoku) with Sword, Sword Carrier, Dagger, and Spear

Date: 17th–18th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Armor: iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper; dagger: steel, shark skin, bronze, gold, lacquer; foot defenses: iron, leather; sword: steel; sword carrier: leather, silk, textile; spear: steel, wood, mother-of-pearl, lacquer, silver, bear fur
Dimensions: H. of armor 63 in. (160.0 cm)
Classification: Armor for Man
Credit Line: armor: Gift of Bashford Dean, 1914; dagger: Gift of Brayton Ives and W.T. Walters, 1891; foot defenses: Rogers Fund, 1904; sword: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935; sword carrier: Gift of Dr. George M. Lefferts, 1910
Accession Number: 14.100.538a–k; 04.4.49, .50; 36.25.1753...

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