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Parrying Dagger with Scabbard

Date: ca. 1650–75
Geography: Naples
Culture: Italian, probably Naples
Medium: Steel, pierced and chiseled; iron wire, leather
Dimensions: L. (without scabbard) 23 1/2 in. (59.69 cm); greatest W. of blade 7/16 in. (1.09 cm); L. of quillon 10 1/4 in. (26.04 cm); L. of blade 18 5/8 in. (47.29 cm); greatest W. of ricasso 1 9/16 in. (3.96 cm); greatest thickness of blade 3/8 in. (0.94 cm); Wt. (without scabbard) 1 lb. 0 oz. (454 g)
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number: 04.3.53a, b

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