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Rapier of Emperor Charles V

Date:
ca. 1540
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel, gold, silver, wood
Dimensions:
L. 42 1/4 in. (107.3 cm); W. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); L. of blade 36 5/8 in. (93 cm); W. of blade 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); D. of blade 5/16 in. (0.8 cm); Weight 2 lb. 11 oz. (1219 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Ex coll.: Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Paris
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