前立台 Maedate Dai
What is Maedate Dai of Samurai Armor?
The term "Maedate Dai" refers to a base for attaching a Maedate (a decorative object) to the helmet bowl (Kabuto Hachi). It includes a Harai Tate (a rod-shaped part) set up on the upper part of the Mabisashi (eyebrow shield) to insert the Maedate, and a Tsuno Moto (a plate-shaped metal fitting), which is set up on the Kabuto Hachi and Mabisashi to insert the Kuwagata (a type of Maedate).
See more terms related to samurai armor in this samurai armor glossary