Kidney Dagger


From: Belgium

Curatorial Section: Historic

Object Number 42-30-137A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Flemish
Provenience Belgium
Date Made 1400-1499
Section Historic
Materials Iron | Wood
Technique Gilded | Etched

Single-edged iron blade tapering to point, thick at back. Edge much worn. Wooden grip with close semi-circular guard and two knobs above guard. Gilded metal cap. Slight etching on blade.

Length 38.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 336 - Collector Number | 303-1986-1 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

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