Samurai costumes during the Heian – Edo period, Tokyo National Museum

We will exhibit swords, swords, armor, harness, costumes, portraits, letters, etc from the Heian era to the Edo era. Towels will be exhibited together with items with swords, such as Yuuki Hideyasu’s vermillion sword. The sword will display the Hyogo Chain Tachi of Niusa Shrine Selling Shrine, the black lacquer warehoused from Date House

Japanese sword is a generic term for katana made by Japanese blacksmithing recipe. In order to simultaneously realize the three elements of “break, not bend, well cut,” in a very high dimension at the same time, there are many swordsmans devised from the ancient times to manufacture and select steel, which is the raw material of Japanese swords, are doing. Today, there are also old-fashioned wholesales (grasshoppers, re-reducing steel materials to make steel for use in swords) and swordsmiths using home-made iron steel, which are inherited as traditional Japanese unique techniques .

Armor (armor) is a weapon composed of armor (armor, armor) that protects the torso and helmet (armor, head) that protects the head. It is traditional Japanese armor worn by samurai and samurai in battle mainly using swords and bow and arrow.

With the advent of samurai in the Heian period, unique armor called large armor will be seen.

In the Heian period, the traffic with China (Tang) had disappeared, Japanese hobby was demonstrated, and a major change was also brought to the armor. As the previous cavalry fight was almost completed, I saw the appearance of a large armor. The armor remains as a ceremonial thing, the cotton sliding doors are completely gone.

Black 肩 Shoulder wife Tactory 胴 丸
A torso with a muscle helmet and a sleeve on the torso of right side companion. The black dragon is the ground, the chin of the torso, the helmet ‘s dice and the upper row of the sleeve are shoulder rolled with white thread, after the dice and before and after the torso, Is an unusual color scheme with a red thread and a triangle made as a wife professional. Hardware is ginkgo branch chrysanthemum penetrant, Mokomachi era like torpedo that used algae lion dyed in dyed leaves.

Tokyo National Museum

Tokyo National Museum collects and preserves cultural assets spanning the Toyo region widely, mainly in Japan as a comprehensive museum in Japan, for public viewing, and conducts survey research and education dissemination project etc. related to this , Aims to preserve and utilize cultural properties that are valuable national assets.

From April 1, 2007, the National Museum belonging to the National Museum of Japan and the National Institute for Cultural Properties to which the National Museum of Japan belongs were integrated, and the “National Institute of Cultural Properties” was launched. We will promote the preservation and utilization of cultural properties, which are precious national assets under the new corporation, more efficiently and effectively.