Japanese General costume, 19th century.

Japanese General costume. Traditional Japan military clothing. Asian army cavalry dress

Japanese General.

Japanese General costume, 19th century.

General Japonais.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Note:  Japan. Warlike Equipment of an old Japanese Archer.

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