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A suit of armour with horse saddle, stirrups and trappings
1665

Artist/s name
Medium
metal, wood, pigments, lacquer, gold paint, silk, cotton, leather, gilt
Measurements
(1) 28.2 x 41.0 x 39.0 cm (saddle) (2-3) 25.6 x 12.5 x 29.0 cm (each) (stirrups) (4) 22.0 x 43.5 x 41.7 cm (Kabuto, helmet) (5) 25.5 x 20.0 x 12.0 cm (Mempo, face guard) (6) 45.5 x 38.5 x 26.0 cm (Do, body armour) (7) 71.5 cm (centre back) 45.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket) (8) 94.0 cm (centre back) 32.0 cm (waist, flat) (Hakama, trousers) (9-10) 62.5 cm (sleeve length) (each) 46.0 cm (width, flat) (each) (Kote, arm guards) (11-12) 31.5 cm (height) (each) 37.5 cm (circumference) (each) (Suneata, calf guard) (13) 53.0 x 69.7 cm (saddle cloth) (14) 22.5 x 70.5 cm (saddle cloth) (15-16) 35.5 x 68.5 x 2.3 cm (each) (Kusazuri, skirted parts) (17-18) 29.0 x 26.5 x 5.5 cm (each) (Sode, shoulder guards) (19) 56.7 x 155.0 cm (Haidate, thigh guards) (20) 35.5 x 39.3 x 4.5 cm (saddle pad) (21-22) 99.3 x 7.0 cm (each) (saddle pads) (23-24) 28.0 x 38.0 x 2.5 cm (each) (saddle pads) (25) (66.0 x 40.0 x 11.0 cm) (horse straps) (26) 220.0 x 12.5 x 25.5 cm (horse straps) (27) 245.0 x 19.0 cm (horse fitting) (28) 268.0 x 6.0 cm (horse fitting) (29) 208.0 x 3.0 cm (horse fitting) (30) 150.4 x 9.4 cm (horse fitting) (31) 225.0 x 16.0 cm (horse fitting) (32) 266.0 x 12.8 cm (horse fitting)
Place/s of Execution
Japan
Accession Number
460.1-32-D2
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Acquired, 1889
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Gallery location
Not on display