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Arms and Armor of the Samurai | 12th–19th century

"Arms and Armor of the Samurai | 12th–19th century"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 5 & 6  February 11, 2020 (Tue) - April 26, 2020 (Sun)

  
Armor (Dōmaru) with Black and White Lacing, Muromachi period, 15th century (Important Cultural Property)

Beginning with the sword which is the most important possession of a samurai, this gallery focuses on arms and armor, saddlery, attire of the warriors as well as their portraits and hand-writings.

List of Exhibits 4 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Armor ([Dōmaru]) with Black and White Lacing Muromachi period, 15th century F-19987
Important Cultural Property Long Sword ([Tachi]), Named “Shishiō” By a swordsmith in the Yamato region Heian period, 12th century F-152-1 On exhibit through February 16, 2020
Important Cultural Property Long Sword ([Tachi]) By Sadazane Kamakura period, 13th century Gift of Meitokukai Foundation of the Mitani Clan of Izumo Province F-20156-1 On exhibit through February 16, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Dagger ([tantō]) By Yukimitsu Kamakura period, 14th century F-19967-1 On exhibit from February 18, 2020