Standard Banner (Sashimono), Metropolitan Museum of Art: Arms and Armor
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Medium: Silk, leather, pigment
Helmet shaped like an ebōshi. Japan, Edo Period, 1600s [869×1050]
Throne of Blood (Akira Kurosawa, 1956)
“Tomoe Gozen” (1890), Adachi Ginko (active 1874-1897)
Tomoe Gozen fought during the Genpei war between 1181-1184. Serving under Minamoto no Yoshinaka, she was one of his most trusted commanders. She was said to have superb skill with the bow as well as the sword.