Rare Matching Edo period Samurai Ashigaru Armor. Okegawa Kashi gusoku Do for lower ranking Samurai from an Jinya in Kyoto, on the front is the crest of the Jinya, and they would have been worn by Samurai employed therein. A Jinya was a guesthouse for nobles, and were often used by Daimyo and upper level retainers during their stays in various cities. Each is a simple iron Do of horisantal iron plates lacquered black end bearing the crest in red. Six rows of Gessan are suspended from the…
Mogami haramaki dou gusoku.
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Hon kozane haramaki dou gusoku.
warrior A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class. dude look at how cool this lady is MULAN