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Antique samurai san-mai hara-ate tatehagi hatomune dou (2 hinge, back opening, vertical plate, pidgeon breasted, chest armor).

Antique samurai san-mai hara-ate tatehagi hatomune dou (2 hinge, back opening, vertical plate, pidgeon breasted, chest armor).

A war fan is a fan designed for use in warfare. Several types of war fans were used by the samurai class of feudal Japan. Kunoichi (female ninja) used them also. They are also referred to as tessen (鉄扇, literally "iron fan(s)"). War fans were commonly used as surprise-weapons. ======= http://bit.ly/JrJViI

a war fan is a fan designed for use in warfare. several types of war fans were used by the samurai class of feudal Japan. kunoichi (female ninja) used them also. they are also referred to as tessen (鉄扇).

Suji bachi kabuto, mogami dou gusoku, on the left is a yumi -dai (archery set) consisting of a quiver, arrows, bows and a carrier. Samurai Exhibit, Portland Art Museum.

Suji bachi kabuto, mogami dou gusoku, on the left is a yumi -dai (archery set)…

woman in Japanese sword class Onna-bugeisha

In feudal times, the samurai's wife, or okugatasama (literally: the one who stays at home), looked after the children and chores, and defend the house from thieves and invaders while her husband was away in State or clan battles.