Suit of armour
Arms and armour
Brocade, Lacquer, Leather, Metal, Silk
Place of origin
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Samurai armour. A suit consisting of a Helmet (Kabuto) of Koshozan form with attached neckguard (Shikoro) in Sugake. A mask (Mempo) with attached throatguard (Yodarekake) in Kebiki, two shoulder guards (Stode), a pair of sleeves (Kote) a curiass (Do), thigh armour (Haidate) and shin guards (Suneate).
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.