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Rapier

Peter Tesche
(German/Solingen, ca. 1600)

Date: ca. 1600–10
Culture: German
Medium: Steel, copper wire, wood
Dimensions: Length of blade 37 in. ( 93.98 cm) Length overall 43 1/2 in. ( 110.49 cm) Gr. width of blade 1 3/16 in. ( 3 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 1/4 in. ( 0.64 cm) Weight 2 lb. 8 oz. ( 1134 gm) Hardness of blade 60-65
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of Prince Albrecht Radziwill, 1928
Accession Number: 28.100.4

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