Thigh Guard (Haidate), from an Eleven Piece Suit of Armor

Unknown Japanese, Japanese

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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 College: Gift of Reverend James Horace Pettee, Class of 1873

19.1.4095.9

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

19th century

Object Name

Armament

Classification

Asia

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.

Provenance

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

Old Number

Red No. 19.1-6

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