厳星兜 Ikaboshi Kabuto
What is Ikaboshi Kabuto of Samurai Armor?
The term "厳星兜" or "Ikaboshi Kabuto" refers to a type of samurai helmet that was popular during the Heian period, often attached to large armors. The term "星" or "star" refers to the rivets used to join the helmet's bowl plates. Particularly large and rough rivets are referred to as "厳星" or "Ikaboshi".
See more terms related to samurai armor in this samurai armor glossary