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Sword

Date:
ca. 1540–60
Culture:
North Italian or French
Medium:
Steel, wood, copper wire
Dimensions:
L. 41 1/8 in. (104.5 cm); L. of blade 35 5/8 in. (90.5 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); D. 4 in. (10.2 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 6 oz. (1077.3 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1155
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. The Academy of the Sword: Illustrated Fencing Books 1500–1800. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998. p. 24.



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