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Rapier

Peter Wirsberg
(German (Solingen))

Date: ca. 1600–10
Culture: German (Saxon)
Medium: Steel, silver, wood
Dimensions: Length overall 39 7/8 in. ( 101.27 cm) Length of blade 32 in. ( 81.28 cm) Gr. width 7 in. ( 17.78 cm) Gr. width of blade 1 5/8 in. ( 4.11 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 5/16 in. ( 0.79 cm) Weight 3 lb. 1 oz. ( 1389 gm) Hardness of blade 60-65
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. de Forest, 1929
Accession Number: 29.157.7

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