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Kabuto (helmet) with floral and scroll designs
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Kabuto (helmet) with floral and scroll designs


Description
Description Iron hachi with a raised and partially missing layer of metal on the brim. In a Namban "Bishop's hat design. No shikoro. Made of a number plates with convential floral and scroll designs, riveted, on the outside. Chrysanthemum kikuza and maedate pin with hole. Hook for crest on front.

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Period
Momoyama; early Edo
Medium
iron, silk
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.630
Measurements
Overall: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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