Helmet, similar to 6.9.66/68 but less good quality. There are 12 wider plates. It is decorated with two dragons on each side, gold lacquered, a male on the left and a female on the right, and two entwined dragons, one male, one female, on the peak (mabesashi). Nunome-zogan style gilding on dragons. No neck guard.
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