Picture Of Antique Edo Period Japanese Karuta Tatami Gusoku

Picture Of Antique Edo Period Japanese Karuta Tatami Gusoku

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Tatami gusoku - Japanese folding armor.

17th century–18th century

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Marie-Lan Nguyen - Jastrow at en.wikipedia.org

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