Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Photo: Smithsonian Samurai Armor

At the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History I saw this example of samurai armor. Samurai were basically Japan's version of knights, but their armor was made more of leather than metal. These samurai outfits also inspired Darth Vader's costume in Star Wars.   

10 comments:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Very cool! I didn't know that about Darth Vader's uniform.

Mary Kirkland said...

That's a very cool thing to see.

Lisa said...

hmmm Interesting.

Sandra Cox said...

I did not know they inspired Darth Vader's costume!
Great info, Adam.

Anonymous said...

must have taken a very long time to make this armor,,

Christine said...

Fantastic!

Birgit said...

love the outfit and knew about Darth

Jen said...

We really need to take a trip back to DC! I just love it up there.

Martha said...

So cool!

Jenn said...

Neat!