Tetsu kuro urushi nuri eboshi nari no kabuto, Edo Period, a form of kawari kabuto they were originally derived from Nara period (8th century) hats. Referred to as "single-valley helmets", said to be named after the steep valley Ichinotani in Hyougo prefecture. It was an aristocratic item of headgear worn by Japanese nobles. Kato Kiyomasa (1562-1611) was one of the most famous individuals to wear such a helmet and his in particular was very striking because it was so tall.
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A Nimai-Do Gusoku armor: provenance: Japan dating: circa 1700
Yabusame – Horse Archery at Meiji Shrine
Japanese traditional mounted archery, Yabusame 流鏑馬