Japan - Helmet
HELMET 18th century Iron, lacquer, wood Height 26.2 cm Depth 39.5 cm Dragon ornament length 33.5 cm; height 15 cm Loaned by the Center for Japanese Studies, University of Hawaii. Donated in memory of George Fujii. Illustrated p. 139 This lacquered iron helmet is made up of fifty-eight narrow plates and is crowned by an open hole surmounted by concentric circles of floral designs. The multi-flanged helmet that omitted visible rivets was first made in the late sixteenth century. The brim and…
Indian 19th Century armor, khula-khud (helmet), char-aina (chahar-aina), chest armor with four plates, dastanas/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards) retaining their covered hand guards, zirah (mail shirt) and zirah pajama (mail trousers) both with ganga jamni mail (iron and copper/brass links in a pattern) and dhal (shield). The surfaces are decorated with fine and elegant gold decorations with arabesque cartouches, spirals, raceme lines and frames and gilded, some parts have no decorations.
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