Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Sword Hilt

Date:
possibly 13th–14th century
Culture:
Tibetan, Mongolian, or Chinese
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver
Dimensions:
L. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, by exchange; Media Marketing Assessment Gift; funds from various donors; and funds from various donors, by exchange, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.31
Not on view
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, 156, no. 60, ill. p. 156.



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