Cuirass (Dou or Dō) and Fauld (Kusazuri), from an Eleven Piece Suit of Armor

Unknown, Japanese, Japanese


Late Edo Period (about 1789-1868)

Iron, silk, cotton, leather, lacquer, bone, and paint

Overall: 29 15/16 in. (76 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Reverend James Horace Pettee, Class of 1873



Place Made: Japan, East Asia, Asia


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.


Collected by Reverend James Horace Pettee, (1851-1920), Class of 1873, Auburndale, Massachusetts, Congregational Missionary in Japan, 1899; given to present collection, 1919.

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