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Sword and Scabbard

Date:
probably 19th–early 20th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, gold, rayskin, wood
Dimensions:
H. with scabbard 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm); H. without scabbard 35 1/4 in. (89.5 cm); H. of blade 29 in. (73.7 cm); W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); D. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 10.5 oz. (1204.9 g); Wt. of scabbard 2 lb. 13.1 oz. (1278.6 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.230.1a, b
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 15, 85, 146, 214, 223, 234–239, no. 124, ill.



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