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A tatehagi do gusoku, 2nd half of Edo period - Lot detail - Hermann Historica oHG

A tatehagi do gusoku, half of Edo period - Lot detail - Hermann Historica oHG

This image shows the detail of the layers of the clothing and armor of a Samurai.

Las Armaduras de Samurai y su evolución

There are various parts in the Samurai Armor. Samurai armor are meant to be light and strong. Unlike the European Knight, they have heavier and stronger armor than the Samurai. But the Samurai is.

The original of the kabuto (helmet) of the Dragon Armour is interesting inasmuch as the bowl of the helmet came from the Momoyama period. The suji bachi style of bowl, with overlapped and riveted plates was typical of the finest helmet makers (katchu-shi) of this period, borne out by the signature of the Saotome smith ''Ienao'' on the back plate. The menpo (mask) is a typical ressei men of the type made in Nara.

Japanese Helmets, Japanese Kabuto and Japanese Helms by Medieval Collectibles

Full suit of Japanese Samurai armour (Gusoku), 16th to 18th century; Edo period Japanese Lacquered iron, mail, silk, copper-gilt.

Full Suit of Samurai Armor. This is similar to Egyptian and also ancient indian triad symbols.

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48 plate suji bachi kabuto (helmet), mogami do(dou -cuirass) gusoku(suit of armor),kabuto by Myochin Munehisa,late Muromachi century),armor Edo period century