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Rapier

Date: blade dated 1620
Culture: Northern European, probably German
Medium: Steel, encrusted with silver and partly gilt; brass and iron wire
Dimensions: L. 43 1/2 in. (110.5 cm); W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); L. of blade 36 7/8 in. (93.7 cm); W. of blade 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); D. of blade 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 15 oz. (1332.4 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 25.135.28

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