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Kidney Dagger

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

Description

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.

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