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Edo Period Samurai Jingasa War Hat
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The circular hat worn by samurai, this example is made of leather with an embossed design of interlocking rings. The hat is in the "Nirayama" style with a family crest of a five pointed star on each side. A photograph is posted with this listing which shows a samurai wearing this style of hat in the Edo period. The hat shows the expected signs of wear and use, but remains in very good condition.