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Blade and Mounting for a Short Sword (Wakizashi)

Date: blade, 18th century; mounting, late 18th–early 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, iron, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, rayskin (samé), leather
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.886

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