What Did A Samurai Wear?

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So what did a Samurai wear? They would wear many different items such as the do, the helmet, the face mask, the neck curtain, thigh guards, calf guards, the baggy garment, the kimono, and loose pants. The do was made from a series of plates made of steel linked together by strips of leather covered with layers of lacquer. The helmet was made with empty holders on either side and featured a hair pommel. The face mask was used to strike fear into the enemy’s heart by depicting ugly features. The thigh guard and the calf guard was only used for extra protection in lower regions. A Samurai would wear a loose one-piece garment covered with the kimono and loose pants.

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