笠ジコロ Kasa Jikoro
What is Kasa Jikoro of Samurai Armor?
The term "Kasa Jikoro" refers to a type of Shikoro that was popular during the Nanbokucho period. It is characterized by its flat, wide shape that opens like an umbrella. This design was considered to not interfere with the movement of both hands during sword fights.
See more terms related to samurai armor in this samurai armor glossary