This image shows the detail of the layers of the clothing and armor of a Samurai.
Japanese Samurai Armor - #samurai
Samurai "It is bad when one thing becomes two. One should not look for anything else in the Way of the Samurai. It is the same for anything that is called a Way. If one understands things in this manner, he should be able to hear about all ways and be more and more in accord with his own." ~ Hagakure
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Full suit of Japanese Samurai armour (Gusoku), 16th to 18th century; Edo period Japanese Lacquered iron, mail, silk, copper-gilt.
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The steps needed for a samurai to equip his armor. Holy Moley !!! It's a wonder they weren't cut down in droves. But then, I know that most confrontations were also planned in most instances. Still, undressed or not that sword was never far away. ~D~
Sode shoulder armour. Armour detailing, layering, lamellar. Was first used around the 4th century. Some materials used were small iron, leather scales or plates as well as being connected to materials such as rivets and lace. More
According to George Lucas, the samurai warrior's helmet and face/neck plate design were the inspiration for Darth Vadar's mask and helmet.