Royal Armouries

O-yoroi 大鎧

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O-yoroi 大鎧

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‘Great armour’, lamellar armour made with a cuirass of three sections, and a separate section covering the right side, laced with silk braid or leather (Japan). Most important collections are preserved at Itsukushima Jinja, Hiroshima, and the Kasuga Taisha, Nara.

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