Re: Katana and Tachi mounting systems
> > >Can anyone tell me or suggest a website thatIn case it wasn't apparent, the mountings are under 'koshiate'. This
> > >shows how a katana and wakazashi were mounted
> > >when the samurai was dressed in his armor? I
> > >know the katana was usually put blade down
> > >and hung from a mounting system during
> > >armored occasions but I cannot figure out how
> > >it worked. Any advice?
> > Here is one website that shows this
> > (I haven't gotten around to making my sword site yet) but possibly
> I can exaplain it to you.
is the direct link:
The Tanki Yoriaku is an eighteenth century document so the above are
not necessarily 'period' techniques.
Some tachi pics showing some saya mount points: