tsuba

The Japanese Sword and its Fittings: From the Collections of the members of the Japanese Sword Society of New York and the Cooper Union Museum


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Tsuba, and Japanese Sword Fittings in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum


Publication design: Gottschalk + Ash Ltd.
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Tsuba


Three hundred Japanese sword guards (tsuba) and decorative fittings for the Samurai sword are on view. Hand protectors and jewelry dating from the 17th century, worn by the warriors who used the swords, are also featured in this exhibition.
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