Armor of the Gusoku type Bamen Tomotsugu (Japanese, active 18th century)
Armor with the features of a tengu.1854. Iron, lacquer, vegetable fiber, bear fur, leather, feathers, and fabric.
Nio dou, back side view. Tokyo National Museum.
Armor (Yoroi), 19th century. Japanese. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of the Baber Family, in loving memory of Charles Chenault Baber, 2012 (2012.528.1a–s) #mustache #movember
Armor (Gusoku). Helmet signed by Bamen Tomotsugu (Eichizan province, Toyohara, active 18th century). Iron, lacquer, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), silver, silk, horse hair, ivory. As mounted, H. 148.8 cm; W. 47.6 cm. The workmanship of this armor and its materials are of the highest quality. -The Metropolitan Museum-
Ganryuu mon tetsu sabiji tureyamamichi 2-mai dou gusoku, showing the kusazuri, kote, haidate and suneate.
'Suit of armor with a pink rib-bone cuirass,' 18th century by International Arts & Artists, via Flickr