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Dofuku (jacket), Momoyama period (16th/17th century). The jacket is made of woven gold and silver threads, with a bold design of peacock feathers, the front flaps with five clawed dragons.

Kosode (Short-Sleeved Kimono) with Alternating Blocks of Flowers and Plants in Embroidery and Gold L, Momoyama Period, 16th century, Kyoto National Museum

back of Kosode (Short-Sleeved Kimono) with Alternating Blocks of Flowers and Plants in Embroidery and Gold L, Momoyama Period, 16th century, Kyoto National Museum

Cabinet with Design of Stylized Tortoiseshell Patterns, Momoyama period (1573–1615) late 16th–early 17th century - Powdered gold (maki-e) on black lacquer; gilt-bronze handle, lock, and hinges

Japanese, Late Momoyama period(桃山時代) or Early Edo period (江戸時代), early 17th century Design of jewels Attributed to Hirata Hikoshi Saku

Jinbaori, Momoyama period (17th century), with later restoration The early jinbaori of imported Chinese woven silk fabric designed with flared arm holes and decorated with five-clawed dragons, the reverse with a black family crest with a seated white rabbit above the back slit, the front clasp of gilt copper decorated to match the crest design 35in (88.9cm) long.

Samurai's jinbaori which is worn over armor. The ground cloth is wool fabric called "goro or goro fukuren" which had been imported from western countries such as England or Holland from 16th and 17th centuries. It has patchwork crest "maru-ni-yaguruma mon" in the back. The front panels and the collar are made of silk brocade and the lining is plain silk. The design of the jinbaori was modeled on the clothing of the Spanish or the Portuguese who came to Japan around 16th century.

Whose Sleeves? (Tagasode) Period: Momoyama period (1573–1615) Date: late 16th century Culture: Japan Medium: Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilt paper

Dofuku (short overcoat). Design of gingko leaves and snow crystals on diagonal stripe ground. Azuchi-Momoyama, Edo period, 17th century - Tokyo National Museum