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    The Yukinoshita Do by Ian Bottomley

    Yukinoshita Dō
    By Ian Bottomley

    With special thanks to Takamura M. and Dr. Orikasa T. whose work I have incorporated here.

    During the long campaigns of the Sengoku Jidai traditional armours made from thousands of small scales, lacquered and laced together with silk braid were found wanting in many ways. Amongst their defects was the fact that they were expensive and time consuming to make, in rain the silk lacing absorbed water and almost doubling the armour’s...
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  • The Yukinoshita Do by Ian Bottomley
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    Yukinoshita Dō
    By Ian Bottomley

    With special thanks to Takamura M. and Dr. Orikasa T. whose work I have incorporated here.

    During the long campaigns of the Sengoku Jidai traditional armours made from thousands of small scales, lacquered and laced together with silk braid were found wanting in many ways. Amongst their defects was the fact that they were expensive and time consuming to make, in rain the silk lacing absorbed water and almost doubling the armour’s...
    09-21-2017, 06:43 PM
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