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Broadsword

Date:
blade, 17th century; hilt, ca. 1540
Geography:
Potsdam
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel, wood, shagreen
Dimensions:
L. 42 1/2 in. (107.9 cm); L. of blade 36 1/2 in. (92.7 cm); W. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); D. 4 1/4 in. (cm); Wt. 3 lb. (1360.8 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1044
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
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