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Rapier

Date: ca. 1600–25
Culture: German and Spanish
Medium: Steel, gold, brass wire, wood
Dimensions: Overall length 43 13/16 in. ( 111.28 cm) Blade length to grip 37 3/8 in. ( 94.92 cm) Width of blade at grip 0 13/16 in. ( 2.06 cm) thickness of blade at grip 0 11/32 in. ( 0.86 cm) width of blade at ring 0 7/8 in. ( 2.21 cm) thickness of blade at grip 0 5/16 in. ( 0.79 cm) Weight 2 lb. 7 oz. ( 1106 gm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. George Henry Warren, in memory of her husband, 1972
Accession Number: 1972.269.7

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