figure of in the photo wears a"uwa-haramaki" which is small
armaments of samurai's boy. His
hair is bundled with lower hair by the"take-naga" (=long
length) style in the back. The
"suikan"'s form is similar to "kariginu" garment
with the exception of two pieces of strings attachet to "kubikami
(=upper neck)" collar. Two
silk "kikutoji" strings each are attached to four places on
the back and on the breast in the sewing up portion.
garment was worn to a junior samurai or samurai's children.
wears the "suikan" garment, a "haramaki" armor, a
leather tabi, and a"kukuri-bakama."
pieces of "kikutoji" strings are attached to two places in
front and both sides of the garment." Since
the armor protected only the trunk and took no consideration into the
defense in back, it was named "haramaki (=trunk protector)" .
the "haramaki" armor is small in size , and there is a joint
in the center of the back and it is simplified version of "domaru"
the equipment which protects the back behind was built.
called "seita" (=back board). It
was also called "okubyo-ita" (=coward board).
"uwa-haramaki (=upper trunk protector)," which had been
attached with the sleeves and the helmet attached, was briskly worn to
Muromachi era (1333-1568). .