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A NI-MAI TACHI DO TOSEI GUSOKU [ARMOUR]
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A NI-MAI TACHI DO TOSEI GUSOKU [ARMOUR]

EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

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A NI-MAI TACHI DO TOSEI GUSOKU [ARMOUR]
Edo Period (18th Century)
The thirty-two plate hoshi bachi [bowl with standing rivets] in russet iron, the rivet heads each with a fluted washer at its base in kaga style, iron mabisashi [peak], five lame ko-manju jikoro [neckguard] in kiritsuke kozane, the fukigaeshi with a gilt copper katabami mon [crest] of a branch of the sakai family, russet lacquered leather menpo [mask] with hair moustache and chin tuft, the nimai do [two piece cuirass] with hinged kohire [protection for the point of the shoulder], chu sode [shoulder guards], oda gote [sleeves] ikada haidate [thigh guards] and shino suneate [shin guards], black lacquered, laced in dark blue kebiki odoshi [close lacing], some old wear
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