後立挙 Ushiro Tateage
What is Ushiro Tateage of Samurai Armor?
This refers to the section of small armor plates located at the top of the back armor (below the Oshitsuke-no-ita and above the line of the Wakiita or Nagakawa). In O-yoroi and Do-maru, it typically consists of three tiers, while in Haramaki, it is usually one or two tiers. In the case of Tosei Gusoku, it generally consists of four tiers.
See more terms related to samurai armor in this samurai armor glossary