armour of a warrior
Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection
An exceptional selection of armour worn by Japanese warriors, this exhibition and catalogue shed light on the life and position of the samurai in Japanese society from the 12th to the 19th centuries, a period which witnessed the disappearance of this caste of noble warriors, absorbed by modern Japan.
360 pages • 31 x 26.5 cm • €48
Co-published by Musée du quai Branly and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum