What color was traditional samurai armor?

What color was traditional samurai armor?

Back then, the dark blue color was called “Kachi Iro”. The sound of Kachi was the same sound as another Japanese word “Kachi”,(TO WIN). Many Samurai believed by using navy blue color, they could get good luck….Antique Edo Period Tetsusabiji Samurai Armor(A-06)

Vertical Width Height
47 cm 56 cm 147 cm

How do you make a Oni mask?

  1. Tear a newspaper into 4-inch strips.
  2. Cut the mouth slit larger on a generic plastic mask with a pair of scissors.
  3. Mix 3/4 cup of white glue with 1/4 cup of water in a bowl.
  4. Dip the first newspaper strip into the paste, then squeegee the excess back into the bowl with your fingers.

What is a samurai mask?

The purpose of the samurai metal mask is to protect the face from slashes and also scare the enemy. The samurai painted inside of the mask red because they believed it gave them more “war-like” appearance. The samurai mask has mustache and beard.

Where do the armor pieces come from?

Each suit of armor is modeled after examples found in museums, private collections, temples, shrines, hidden storehouses of Samurai clans and other historical sources. All pieces are painstakingly handcrafted by experienced artisans, using authentic methods and materials.

How many people does it take to make a suit of armor?

Even a small header board, splint, or helmet lining will be completed by a skilled, veteran artisan. In fact, a single suit of armor may require the specialized skills of over 30 craftsmen. Note how all of the iron pieces for both the body armor and helmets are being fashioned by hand.

Is this yoroi armor real?

This Yoroi is a faithful reproduction of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu’s famous Kin Tamenuri Gusoku armor, which has been kept in Edo Castle. All of the iron pieces of this armor have been coated by genuine, beaten gold.