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ARCHIVE Samurai

The Samurai in the Tokugawa period 1603 -1867 were subjected to a rigid label that regulated every moment of their days, they were meticulous and careful of their clothing and parade equipment, one way to show off their status was to exhibit works by the best craftsmen- artists: sword ornaments such as tsuba and menuki, perfect blades, refined armor, masks, menpò and kabuto, inrò, precious fabric kimonos, objects for the tea ceremony, which first conquered the warrior class, then spread among the other classes .

Curious, personal, rare and sought-after objects will be grouped in this section dedicated to the highest category of the Japanese social hierarchy, the one that deprived of political power was the guide and beacon of the country for 300 years.

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