Great armour (Kon-ito-odoshi tatami-gusoku) bearing the badges of the Matsudaira family. Japanese, dated 1837. Helmet signed by the armourer Saotome Iyesada of Fuchu. Neckguard signed Myochin Ki no Munechika. Half-mask and cuirass signed Myochin Ki no Muneyasu. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery)

Object Title

Great armour (Kon-ito-odoshi tatami-gusoku) bearing the badges of the Matsudaira family. Japanese, dated 1837. Helmet signed by the armourer Saotome Iyesada of Fuchu. Neckguard signed Myochin Ki no Munechika. Half-mask and cuirass signed Myochin Ki no Muneyasu. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery)

Great armour (Kon-ito-odoshi tatami-gusoku) bearing the badges of the Matsudaira family. Japanese, dated 1837. Helmet signed by the armourer Saotome Iyesada of Fuchu. Neckguard signed Myochin Ki no Munechika. Half-mask and cuirass signed Myochin Ki no Muneyasu. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery)

Reference

RA PH A6941.10

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Item

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B/W Negative

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