This example comes from the armory of Date Yoshimura daimyo (lord) of Sendai. The helmet bowl, signed Saotome Iye[tada?], dates from the sixteenth century; the remainder of the armor was constructed in the eighteenth century
Samurai Armor - Tokugawa Ieyasu - was the last feudal warlord, he began the peace for Japan for 260 years. Known as a intellectual samurai with persistent ploy. this armour has enspired me to createa good design for my piece
Samurai by Wayne Reynolds - Samurai is the Japanese word for someone bound by honor. These men dedicated their lives to their daimyo, Shogun, and their emperor. They would master all of the arts to their best abilities. Even the art of killing.