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Artist Unknown (Japanese)


early 17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G219
Armor, Artist Unknown (Japanese)
Armor: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Arms and Armor | Iron, leather, lacquer, silk, wood, gold leaf and powder, bear fur
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Japanese, Asia, Japan
Style: 17th century, Edo period
Physical Description: suit includes helmet with praying mantis maedate (forecrest), menpo (face mask), torso covering, pair of front shoulder medallions that attach to torso covering, pair of large upper arm guards, pair of small shoulder coverings (each with a pin for attachm
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 2009.60a-s
Added to Site: December 19, 2009