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A MENPO [MASK]

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A MENPO [MASK]

MID-EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

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A MENPO [MASK] Mid-Edo Period (18th Century) A fine bold red-lacquered iron mask, the nose detachable with hinges, the hinge pins secured by short chains, the simple mouth without teeth, yodarekake [throat-defence] of black-lacquered iron kiritsuke-kozane [imitation lamellae] with dark blue kebiki-odoshi [close-spaced lacing], the lower plate in textured black and gold lacquer
Literature
Iida Kazuo, Katchu-men [Armour masks] (Tokyo, 1991), no. 54
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