Category:Uchidashi dou (dō) gusoku

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Uchidashi (hammered out relief), the smooth surface of the hotoke was an invitation to an artistic armour-maker to add decoration, either in the form of lacquer or by embossing. The latter uchidashi dou (dō) had to be done with care lest it weaken the armour.


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