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Basket-hilted Sword

Date: ca. 1720–40
Culture: British
Medium: Steel, gold, leather, textile, wood, sharkskin, silver
Dimensions: L., 38 3/4 in. (98.43 cm); greatest W., 5 1/2 in. (13.97 cm); L. of blade, 32 5/8 in. (82.85 cm); W. of blade, 1 3/16 in. (3 cm); D. of blade, 5/16 in. (0.79 cm); Wt., 3 lb. (1361 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.1150

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