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Rapier

Date: ca. 1550
Medium: Steel, damascened with silver; brass wire
Dimensions: Length overall 41 1/2 in. ( 105.41 cm) Gr. width 7 3/16 in. ( 18.24 cm) Length of blade 36 3/8 in. ( 92.38 cm) Gr. width of blade 1 5/16 in. ( 3.33 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 5/16 in. ( 0.79 cm) Weight 2 lb. 10 oz. ( 1191 gm) Hardness of blade 55-65
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of Stephen V. Grancsay, 1942
Accession Number: 42.50.25

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