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Sword

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Eastern Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, wood, silver, copper alloy, ray skin, leather
Dimensions:
L. 38 1/2 in. (97.5 cm); L. of blade 32 3/8 in. (82.2 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm); D. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 6 oz. (1077.3 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1460
Not on view
[William Ockelford Oldman, London, before November 18, 1935; sold to Stone]; George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
La Rocca, Donald J. "Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet." In Warriors of the Himalayas. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 1, 2006. pp. 146–147, 164–166, 171, no. 68, ill. p. 165.



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