This picture I modified from one of Ruth Thompson's works entitled Contemplation. It is only for character art/fan art use and is not meant to be a challenge on her copyrights.
This is a war fan, the bones are metal, closed it is about 18" in length, Open it is just over 3' at the widest point. Tessan is the japanese name for the iron edged war fan.
A sample of the hairpins she wears. It is an emergency thrown weapon. She is usually wearing one or two.
This picture is from Crouching Tiger hidden Dragon and is an example of the clothing style she usually wears.
This picture is from Crouching Tiger hidden Dragon and is another example of the clothing style she usually wears.
Shakujo Staff topper
Shugenja warrior monks developed this staff which was also used by Buddhist monks.