Photo Credit: photo: J. Giammatteo
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Woman Carrying Samurai Armor (Surimono)ca. 1813-1833
126 x 180 mm (5 x 7.1 in.)
Kunisada Utagawa , aka Kôchôrô, Toyokuni III, Japanese, (1786–1864)
armor (protective wear)
- Use generally for that category of costume designed to be worn or carried to protect the body in combat. Armor pieces which are always physical parts of or are affixed to other pieces and cannot function alone are collocated under "
." For specifically groups of armor pieces designed as a whole to possess particular physical characteristics in order to suit a particular purpose or occasion, use "armors." [April 1998 descriptor changed, qualifier added; UK alternate descriptor changed, qualifier added. January 1996 related term deleted, was "doublets".]
- surimono - Small Japanese prints produced in luxury editions to present to friends to commemorate special occasions.
- sheet Dimensions: 126 x 180 mm (5 x 7.1 in.)
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