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thekimonogallery: “ Summer unlined silk kimono with pattern of plovers in flight. Taisho period, Japan “Summer kimono often appropriate motifs of other seasons for their cooling...

'Red fantastic helmet (kawari kabuto 変わり兜) with demonic shishi,' 17th century, iron, cord, laquer, leather by International Arts & Artists, via Flickr

Sword Guard (Tsuba) Date: late 14th century Culture: Japanese Medium: Iron, copper

Inrō with Stylized Waves, by Zeshin SHIBATA (Japanese, 1807–1891), After a design by Ogata Kōrin (Japanese, 1658–1716), Edo period (1615–1868), 19th century, Gold lacquer with pewter inlay, H.5; W.4.4; D.1.7 cm) ©The Metropolitan Museum of Art #Inro, #Urushi, #Laque, #Japon, #Lacquer, #Japan