- Something quite precious, a very, very rare, antique, samurai's Mune-Ate
- Shushu silk
- The last two photos show examples with full ensemble, one worn by a samurai and one on a mannequin bodyform, they are not the one for sale, which is shown in all the previous photos.
- Samurai wore over their armour a Jin-Baori (War Haori surcoat), a Mune-Ate (Dickey for front of dou [dou = torso armour), each bearing their mon (crest), and a Hachimaki (Hair Band). Some were made of rugged material and some, like this piece, were for their ceremonial occasions and made from fine silk.
- This piece is from the Edo era (1603-1868). The end of samurai in Japan was 1868. An exceptionally rare find and very collectable.