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Armor (Gusoku)

Armor (Gusoku)

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description

Summary

The helmet crest (maidate) has a gilt-copper moon flanked by rising silver waves. The shoulder guards (sode) are decorated in gold lacquer with the image of a rabbit springing from seafoam, possibly a reference to Chikubushima, a popular Noh play.

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Date

1700 - 1799
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Source

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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