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Samurai in the modern age

The piece embodies the Japanese culture. We are used to sleek, functional armor, but this object is ornate, and beautiful, and functional. It makes one think about the samurai culture and its idea of the virtuous life.



Objet :

Armoir with protective syllables in sanscrit, Bonji


Lieu :
MEG – Musée d'ethnographie, Genève


à propos de nous:

Japan, 18th century, steel brocade / | Samurai in the modern age, MEG – Musée d'ethnographie, Genève