War Hat (Jingasa)

Date:
17th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver, copper
Dimensions:
W. between 18 in. (45.7 cm) and 25 in. (63.5 cm); H. 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm).
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.197
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed: Masuda Myochin [F. name]
Munenobu [G. name] saku [made]
Translated: Made by Masuda Muochin Munenobu
George Cameron Stone, New York (said to have been bought at auction; until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor," December 10, 1996–December 1997, no. 31.