What is Kawatsuzumi of Samurai Armor
This refers to the technique of covering the surface of the chest armor (Do) and Skirt (kusazuri) of the Do-maru and Haramaki with leather. This technique was used from the Nanboku-cho to the early Muromachi period. It also has the meaning of reusing armor by collecting and attaching small broken plates from battles.
See more terms related to samurai armor in this samurai armor glossary