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Armor (Gusoku)

Armorer:
Inscribed on the helmet by Myochin Ki Muneyuki (Japanese, Tsugaru, active 18th century)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, leather, lacquer, silk, gilt copper
Dimensions:
H. 63 1/2 in. (161.3 cm)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1914
Accession Number:
14.100.148
Not on view
The metal fittings include the badge of the Kyogoku family, daimyo (lords) of Marugame.
Ex coll.: Bashford Dean, New York.
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