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

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

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.

Current exhibit includes:
Armor (Dōmaru) with Black and White Lacing, Muromachi period, 15th century (Important Cultural Property)
Dagger (tantō), By Yukimitsu, Kamakura period, 14th century (National Treasure, On exhibit from February 18, 2020)

List of Exhibits 4results
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