Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Dirk with Sheath, Knife and Fork

Date:
1822
Culture:
Scottish
Medium:
Steel, silver, leather, wood
Dimensions:
Dirk (a); L. with sheath 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm); L. without sheath 17 3/8 in. (44.1 cm); L. of blade 13 in. (33 cm); W. 1 5/8 in. (4.15 cm); W. of blade 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); thickness of blade 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 9 oz. (255.1 g); Wt. of sheath 3.7 oz. (104.9 g); knife (c); L. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm); Wt. 1 oz. (28.3 g); fork (d); L. 6 15/16 in. (17.6 cm); Wt. 1.2 oz. (34 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alexander McMillan Welch, in memory of Alexander McMillan Welch, 1945
Accession Number:
45.160.3a–d
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of European Arms and Armor," August 3, 1931–September 27, 1931, no. 240 Lent by Alexander McMillan Welch.

Hagerstown. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. "Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor, loan exhibtion from MMA," February 27–March 31, 1955, no. 80.

Newark. Newark Museum Association. "Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor, loan exhibtion from MMA," May 15–September 15, 1955, no. 80.

Paul, James Balfour. The Scots Peerage; Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland; Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom. Vol. 7. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904–14. pp. 58–59, 62.

Dean, Bashford, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catalogue of European Daggers: Including the Ellis, De Dino, Riggs, and Reubell Collections / by Bashford Dean. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. p. 61, no. 59 D, pl. XXI.

Grancsay, Stephen V. Loan Exhibition of European Arms and Armor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, August 3 to September 27, 1931. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931. p. 63, no. 240.

Grancsay, Stephen V., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hagerstown, Md.: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, February 27–March 31, 1955. no. 80.



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