Japanese kikko manchira, Edo Period, vest with small hexagon armor plates sewn between layers of cloth.
Nio dou, back side view. Tokyo National Museum.
Tatami hachi gane / hitai ate (forehead protector) with kusari shikoro (chain armor neck guard).
Armor with the features of a tengu (tengu tōsei gusoku), by Kiyotoshi, Munekiyo, and Ryūsuiken, late Edo period, 1854. The astonishing helmet of this armor represents the head of the menacing creature tengu (karasu tengu) with its characteristic beak, golden eyes, and striking eyebrows. The chest armor and sleeves imitate human muscle structure. Atop the helmet is a small black hat resembling ones worn by mountain warrior-monks (yamabushi), practitioners of Shūgendō.
Kusari zukin (chain armor hood).
Domaru Armor with Light Blue Lacing, Helmet and Wide Arm Protectors, Edo period, Important Cultural Property of Japan 縹糸威胴丸 兜・大袖付 重要文化財
Asian Helmet: Shinobi, Mongolian, Chinese?
Armor with the features of a Tengu
Hachi-gane with kusari shikoro (chain armor neck protector).