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Blade and Mounting for a Sword (Katana)

Date: blade 14th century, mounting 18th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, copper alloy, wood, lacquer, silk, rayskin (same)
Dimensions: L. 39 1/2 in. (100.3 cm); L. of blade 28 7/16 in. (72.2 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number: 32.75.244

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