Foining Dagger


From: Germany

Curatorial Section: Historic

Object Number 42-30-159
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture German
Provenience Germany
Date Made 1591 CE
Section Historic
Materials Iron | Leather | Silver

Double-edged steel blade with pronounced medial ridge on both faces tapering to point. Slightly concave rectangular section below down-curved silver quillons. Open oval projection between quillons; all ornamented with floral design in high relief. Grip covered with leather; terminates in silvered knob with floral decoration in high relief.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 339 - Collector Number

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