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Helmet in dragonfly shape

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Artist Unknown (Japanese)

Date

17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Helmet in dragonfly shape, Artist Unknown (Japanese)
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Medium: Arms and Armor | Iron, lacquer, wood, leather, gilt, pigments, silk, papier-mâché
Size: 28 x 24 x 13 3/4 in. (71.12 x 60.96 x 34.93 cm) (approx.)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Japanese, Asia, Japan
Style: 17th century
Physical Description: black and gold helmet in the form of a dragonfly, with its tail extending upward; two large gold eyes; two removable dull gold pairs of wings; thick braided purple silk cord tie at neck
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The James Ford Bell Foundation Endowment for Art Acquisition and gift of funds from Siri and Bob Marshall
Accession Number: 2012.31.1a-c
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Added to Site: July 4, 2012