The autumn leaves are falling like rain. Although my neighbors are all barbarians and you, you are a thousand miles away, there are always two cups at my table.

T’ang Dynasty poem

Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn, a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter. If your mind isn't clouded by unnecessary things, this is the best season of your life.

~ Wu-men ~


Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Japanese Samurai Armor as Art

The Vintage News had a very nice article which was short on text, but long on photographs about Japanese armor of the 17th and 18th centuries, which while fully functional, are stunning objects of art.

The article may be found here.


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