Mounted Samurai wearing Tatehagidō Armor with horse wearing a horned dragon mask Early Edo Period century CE Japan. Artifacts in the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection of Japanese Samurai Armor photographed at the Portland Art Museum.
When Danny was sixteen, he started collecting Japanese swords. But after he saw The Last Samurai as an adult, he knew swords weren& enough. He wanted his own suit of samurai armor. So, he spent two years of his life making one.
Meiji period century) Russet-iron mask constructed from four sections hammered with prominent wrinkles, eyebrows and cheekbones, decorated on the surface with gold lacquer in mokume and with highlights.