Hatisuka Clan Gusoku. XVIII century. ‘’Samurai. Art of War’’ Japan
Armor (Gusoku), 16th and 18th centuries; Edo period Japanese Lacquered iron, mail, silk, copper-gilt
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朧月象ヲ也 Oboro Tsukiyou o Nari: Photo
How I feel after 3 cups of coffee in the morning.
Don’t think i came across an armor with Wooden (and laquered) maedate before.. not that i’ve seen many armors :) In case you have no idea what a maedate is, it’s the demon shaped figure here on top/front of the helmet.
Maison de la culture du Japon: Ninjutsu la vérité sur les ninjas Colloque / Conférence-démonstration / Exposition 3 et 4 juillet 2015 http://infos-75.com/
Ok. The face I redrew (but borrowed) from this amazing piece I found somewhere of a drawing of Musashi (can't remember where it came from or who drew the original). I liked it so much I used it in ...