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Japanese Zunari Kabuto Helmet

Description:

The Zunari kabuto helmet is constructed from a simple design of four iron metal plates with a five-plate neck protectors (Shikoro), deep red cords (shinobi-no-o) in order to fasten the helmet.

 

The Zunari kabuto style has been in demand since the 16th century until the 19th century due to the lightweight material simple construction whilst also offering a good amount of protection to the wearer.

Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000412
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure Trust


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