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A Japanese Edo Period 1800s mail shirt and hood helmet (kusari), each formed of padded dyed blue fabric and covered with mail of butted links,

Realised: $680 plus premium

Current Bid $680 (18 bids, reserve met)
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Lot Details

the helmet of hooded form and open over the face; the shirt extending over the upper arms, the lower sleeve seams edged with leather trim (now stitched together). The lower portion of the body (160mm) formed of openwork square panels above a plain fabric hem (60mm). Provenance: Purchased Thomas Del Mar Ltd., London, Arms, Armour & Militaria Sale – 24 June 2015 Lot 36.