A pointed helmet based on the Nanban Helmet. The "fukikaeshi" is designed to resemble a bird's wings, although it is more decorative than practical. This Tosei-gusoku armor was worn by the hereditary vassals of a warlord.
Upper body armor consisting of small iron plates stitched together with black thread. The fine decorations here and there give it an air of dignity becoming of a senior vassal.
Gauntlets that cover the back of the hands and wrists, and made by fixing iron plates into a semi-cylindrical shape. Though heavy, they provide excellen protection.
Waist and thigh protection consisting of a set of tassets bound with small iron plates, over which "haidate" made of compacted iron plates are worn. The bird plumage on the rear brings to mind a dignified senior vassal
Greaves made with a single iron plate struck into shape and tied to the leg with cord. Though heavy, they provide excellent protection.