Object Title

Suneate (shin guards)

Suneate (shin guards)

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Physical Description

Of red lacquered shino suneate with black lacquered mail sewn onto a pale, probably originally white, hemp fabric. The kneeguard is of kikko with a white eather covering, purple crossknots and red sewing. There is a detached collar which matches the knee guards and a red lacquered ukezutsu missing its top metal mount.


Dimensions: Mounted height without helmet: 850mm. Helmet height: 400mm; width: 300mm


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