Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Dirk with Sheath, Knife, and Fork

Date:
1830–40
Culture:
Scottish
Medium:
Steel, leather, wood, silver
Dimensions:
Dirk (a); L. with sheath 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm); L. without sheath 16 1/8 in. (41 cm); L. of blade 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm); W. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 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 3.2 oz. (90.7 g); knife (c); L. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm); Wt. 0.8 oz. (22.7 g); fork (d); L. 6 1/16 in. (15.4 cm); Wt. 0.7 oz. (19.8 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alexander McMillan Welch, in memory of Alexander McMillan Welch, 1945
Accession Number:
45.160.8a–d
Not on view
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 A, pl. XXI.

Grancsay, Stephen V. Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, January 15–March 18, 1953. p. 28, no. 110.



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