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Blade and Mounting for a Dagger (Tantō)

Date: c. 1540
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, silver
Dimensions: L. of blade 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); L. overall 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm)
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: Gift of Brayton Ives and W. T. Walters, 1891
Accession Number: 91.2.23

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