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Object Number:42-30-184A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Pyrenees
Date Made: 1700-1750
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1750
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Horn (animal part)
Brass
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:511 - Other Number

Description

Single-edged, steel blade tapering to sharp point; punctate, floral decoration on both faces and inscribed: "Soi Defensor Dmidueno". Spring on back of blade for holding in sheath. Short, rectangular, brass guard. Brass cap with fine engraved decoration at both ends of grip which is fluted white horn, the flutings marked by brass lines.


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