What is Uketsutsu of Samurai Armor?
This is a tube attached to the back of the armor in the Tosei Gusoku, used for inserting a pointer (Sashimono). It is also called Sashizutsu. It is made of wood or bamboo, and there are two types: cylindrical and angular. The cylindrical type was mainly used for flagpoles, while the angular type was used for flagpoles and other items that needed to be fixed.
See more terms related to samurai armor in this samurai armor glossary