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Parrying Dagger

Date:
ca. 1570
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, wood, leather
Dimensions:
L. 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 5 oz. (595.3 g)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Gift of Jean Jacques Reubell, in memory of his mother, Julia C. Coster, and of his wife, Adeline E. Post, both of New York City, 1926
Accession Number:
34.57.21
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J., and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Academy of the Sword: Illustrated Fencing Books 1500–1800. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998. p. 26.



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