A striking battle helmet from the Momoyama period of 1568-1600 A.D.
This one has the early, peaked form and is signed by its maker.
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
Worked in repousse, possibly once part of an ornamental piece of armor.
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
Japanese mail set, with small ring vest and coif sewn to a thick cotton undergarment.
The famous tiger faced rattan shield as used by Chinese skirmishers.
Presented in this article is a Tibetan eight-plate helmet w
An early type of Korean soldier's helmet.
Of a type worn among others by the Valiant Cavalry.