Blade and Mounting for a Sword (Katana)

Sword maker: Naganori (Japanese, active 13th century)
Date: blade, 13th century; mounting, 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, silver, gold, rayskin (samé), silk
Dimensions: L. of blade 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of the family of Dr. Francis E. Doughty, 1907
Accession Number: 07.109.5

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