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War helmet for KATO Kiyomasa (1561-1611), Japan: Kato Kiyomasa was a much respected warrior and showed great skill as a castle architect. Historical records of Kiyomasa paint him as a great leader of men, awe inspiring, yet not unfriendly.

War helmet for KATO Kiyomasa Japan: Kato Kiyomasa was a much respected warrior and showed great skill as a castle architect. Historical records of Kiyomasa paint him as a great leader of men, awe inspiring, yet not unfriendly.

Tetsu kuro urushi nuri eboshi nari no kabuto, Edo Period, a form of kawari kabuto they were originally derived from Nara period (8th century) hats. Referred to as "single-valley helmets", said to be named after the steep valley Ichinotani in Hyougo prefecture. It was an aristocratic item of headgear worn by Japanese nobles. Kato Kiyomasa (1562-1611) was one of the most famous individuals to wear such a helmet and his in particular was very striking because it was so tall.

Tetsu kuro urushi nuri eboshi nari no kabuto, Edo Period, a form of kawari kabuto they were originally derived from Nara period century) hats. Referred to as "single-valley helmets", said to be named after the steep valley Ichinotani in Hyougo prefec

Iron Nanban Gusoku and Shachi-nari Kabuto. 18th Century. Of the four known examples of iron ‘shachi-nari’ helmets, two are held in the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, but are unmounted bowls, the other lacquered iron example in private hands is mounted with a neck guard but has no armour. And then there is this piece, the only known, complete nanban armour with shachi-nari helmet, published in NIHON NO MEI KABUTO, volume 2 and exhibited in 1968 in Osaka Castle Keep.

Iron Nanban Gusoku and Shachi-nari Kabuto. Century Of the four known examples of iron ‘shachi-nari’ helmets, two are held in the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, but are unmounted bowls, the other lacquered iron example in private hands is mounted with.

Mask

Mamuthones (Nuoro, Italian Sardinia) in traditional carnival costume used for pre-Christian rites to ancient gods of agriculture. The mask is carved in pieces of wild pear wood & darkened alder walnut.

Africa | Bamileke Titleholder's Hat. Cameroon Grasslands | Early 20th century | Materials; Cotton, trade wool, wood pegs ~ Crochet technique

Cameroon Grasslands Bamileke titleholder's hat of crocheted cotton, trade wool, and wooden pegs.

Africa | Man's hat. Bamun or Bamileke People, Cameroon | 20th century | Materials; Cotton, red trade cloth wool, wood pegs Crochet tecnique

Man's hat Bamun or Bamileke People Cameroon century Cotton, red trade cloth wool, wood pegs Crochet tecnique 22 cm wide x 20 cm high