A very, very rare, antique, samurai's Mune-Ate

Shushu silk

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 tis piece, were for more ceremonial occasions and made from fine silk.
This piece is from the Edo era (1603-1868). The end of samurai in Japan was 1868
 

Condition:
Excellent

 

Measurements:

Width 29cm

Length 53cm

 

 

 

150312

Antique, Very Rare, Samurai's Silk Mune-Ate

SKU: sc11
£280.00Price

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