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Object Number:42-30-180
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Spanish
Provenience: Spain
Period: 16th Century
17th Century
Date Made: 1500-1699
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1699
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Bone
Gold
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:236 - Other Number

Description

Double-edged steel blade tapering to point. Slight medial ridge on both faces. Rectangular section at top of blade bearing engraved floral decoration and an inset mask of gold overlay on both faces. Straight twisted steel quillons and socket into which the bone grip is inserted. Cap of grip missing.


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