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Saber with Sheath

Date:
ca. 1780
Culture:
American
Medium:
gilt brass, steel, horn
Dimensions:
L. 37 7/8 in. (96.2 cm); greatest W. 5 in. (12.7 cm); L. of blade 32 3/4 in. (83.2 cm); greatest W. of blade 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); greatest thickness of blade 5/16 in. (0.8 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 9 oz. (935.53 g); Wt. of sword 1lb. 6 oz. (623.69 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of Francis P. Garvan, 1919
Accession Number:
19.134a, b
Not on view
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