Helmet (Eboshi-Nari)

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper
Dimensions:
H. 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm); W. 15 in. (38.1 cm)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1914
Accession Number:
14.100.161a, b
Not on view
The gilt copper badge of linked rings on the turnbacks of the neck guard is that of the Wakizaka family, daimyo (lords) of Harima.
Inscription: Bears crest of the Wakizaka family, Daimyo of Harima.