|KEY WORD : art history / crafts|
| Campaign jacket. A short garment worn over armor.
Based on European prototypes introduced by the Portuguese at the end of the Muromachi
period, early examples were made of hemp, asa 麻, or heavy cotton to protect
against the cold or rain encountered in battle. As early as the Momoyama period,
military leaders often regarded them as a type of fashion, and many elaborate
designs were created. By the Edo period jinbaori were largely decorative
overgarments worn on outdoor occasions. Silk, woolens and velvet were commonly
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