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Smallsword

Date:
ca. 1650–60
Geography:
probably Paris
Culture:
Probably French, Paris
Medium:
steel, gold, wood
Dimensions:
L. 38 1/2 in. (97.8 cm); L. of blade 31 3/4 in. (80.7 cm); W. of blade 13/16 in. (2.1 cm); D. of blade 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 5 oz. (595 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1148
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
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