桃形兜 Momonari Kabuto
What is Momonari Kabuto of Samurai Armor?
The term "Momonari Kabuto" refers to one of the unique helmets (Kabuto) that emerged during the late Muromachi period. It was created under the influence of the Nanban Kabuto, which imitated Western helmets. The name was given because it resembles the shape of a peach. Generally, it is composed of four iron plates, and it was common to decorate the left and right sides of the bowl (Hachi) with buffalo horns.
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