中緒 Middle Cord or Naka O
What is Naka O of Samurai Armor
This is the most important cord for attaching the sleeves (Sode). It is attached to the ring (Kan) that is struck on the back center of the crown plate (Kanmuri no Ita: a plate attached to the upper end of the sleeve, etc.), and is used by tying it to the loop (Wana) provided in the center of the shoulder top (Wadakami). It is also called ""Shika no O"".
See more terms related to samurai armor in this samurai armor glossary