Quantcast
No image is available at this time.

Rapier

Date: early 17th century
Culture: probably Italian
Medium: Steel, damascened with gold and silver; brass wire; wood
Dimensions: Length of blade 41 1/2 in. ( 105.41 cm) Length overall 47 5/8 in. ( 120.95 cm) Gr. width of blade 0 13/16 in. ( 2.06 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 5/16 in. ( 0.79 cm) Weight 1 lb. 12 oz. ( 794 gm) Hardness of blade 55-60
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number: 04.3.12

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word:
21931

Close