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Complete authentic set of armor from the Edo Period about 1780

Complete authentic set of armor from the Edo Period about 1780
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Helmet Bowl - Black lacquered with a butterfly decoration Badge (helmet) - kasa-jirushi ().  Neck Guard - Genuine Leather Covered 5 iron plates with lacings; Header Board - Beaten gold butterfly; Body Armor - Leather wrapped black lacquered iron plates; Shoulder Guard - Leather wrapped; Tasset - Leather wrapped iron & purple braid lacings; Armored Sleeve; Shin Guard and Thigh Guard Apron

This is a classic Samurai armor of the Edo period illustrative of the extensive art that evolved for the warriors of the feudal warlords that dominated Japan.

Construction of samurai armor, Source Wendelin Boeheim Leipzig 1890:
1. Cuirass - dou or d ()
2. Fauld - kusazuri ()
3. Cuisse - haidate ()
4. Poleyn - tateage ()
5. Greaves - suneate ()
6. Sabaton - kgake ()
7. Spaulders - sode ()
8. Vambrace - kote ()
9. Gauntlets - tekk ()
10. Helm - kabuto ()
11. Badge (helmet) - kasa-jirushi ()
12. Forehead plate - mabisashi ()
13. Lame - fukikaeshi ()
14. Neck guard - shikoro ()
15. Crest (here: water buffalo horns) - wakidate ()
16. Crest (here: sun disk) - maedate ()
17. Faceplate - menp or memp ()
18. Badge (shoulder) - sode-jirushi ()
19. Bevor - yodare-kake ()

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