裲襠式挂甲 Ryotoushiki Keikou (Uchikakeshiki keikou)
What is Ryotoushiki Keikou of samurai armor ?
This is a type of armor where the front and back of the chest armor (Do) are joined at both sides. Because it covers the circumference of the torso, it has a shape without a waist. It is easy to move and suitable for riding because the small plates are assembled with reed strings.
See more terms related to samurai armor in this samurai armor glossary