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Part of Arms and Armor
Date: early 14th centuryAccession Number: 14.100.121b–e
Date: 5th centuryAccession Number: 28.60.2
Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada (Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)
Date: 16th and 18th centuriesAccession Number: 14.100.172
Date: 16th centuryAccession Number: 36.25.81a–c
Inscribed by Saotame Iesuek (Japanese, Miyazaki Prefecture, active late 17th–early 18th century)
Date: probably late 17th–early 18th centuryAccession Number: 36.120.407a, b
Date: 5th centuryAccession Number: 06.310.8
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This gallery includes the finest display outside of Japan of Samurai armor, edged weapons, equestrian equipment, and accessories from the Kofun Period in the fifth century to the end of the Edo Period in the late nineteenth century. The centerpiece of the gallery is the armor of Ashikaga Takauji, Shogun of Japan in the early fourteenth century.
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