Tokugawa Clan –Stock Item – Sold As Seen.
The Samurai Maedate is a crest that is attached to the front of the kabuto (samurai helmet), which could represent a specific clan, unit, rank, personality trait or mythical symbols to invoke a divine power, bravery, cunning, etc. The samurai crest where crafted from different materials (brass, wood and paper were most common), in different shapes, sizes and designs. The most notable designs where often of deities and animals, dragons and even plants. The crest can also be hung on display on the wall or over entryways.