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Object Number:42-30-159
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:German
Provenience: Germany
Date Made: 1591
Early Date: 1591
Late Date: 1591
Section:Historic
Materials:Iron
Leather
Silver
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:339 - Other Number

Description

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.


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Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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