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Rapier

Date: ca. 1600
Geography: possibly Saxony
Culture: German, possibly Saxony
Medium: Steel, damascened with gold and silver; iron wire; wood
Dimensions: L. 50 in. (127 cm); W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); L. of blade 44 3/16 in. (112.2 cm); W. of blade 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); D. of blade 0 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 9 oz. (1162 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.1201

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