Picture Of Japanese 16th Century Suit Of Plate Armour

Picture Of Japanese 16th Century Suit Of Plate Armour

Description

A Japanese (samurai) suit of armour with a western-style cuirass (dou or dō) made of plate armour.

Source Desc

Tokyo National Museum

Licence

Public domain

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