Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Sword (Kilij) with Scabbard

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Turkish
Medium:
Steel, copper, coral, gold, turquoise
Dimensions:
H. with scabbard 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm); H. without scabbard 34 1/4 in. (87 cm); H. of blade 30 1/4 in. (76.8 cm); W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 7.7 oz. (1125.5 g); Wt. of scabbard 2 lb. 15.7 oz. (1352.3 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2101a, b
Not on view
Schimmel, Annemarie. "Islamic Calligraphy." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., vol. 50, no. 1 (Summer 1992).



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