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Rapier

Date: ca. 1610–20
Culture: German
Medium: Steel, encrusted with silver; copper wire
Dimensions: L. 47 5/16 in. (120.2 cm); W. of blade at grip 13/16 in. (2.1 cm); L. of blade to grip 41 in. (104.1 cm); D. of blade at grip 0 5/16 in. (0.8 cm); W. of blade at ring 11/16 in. (1.7 cm); D. of blade at ring 5/16 in. (0.8 cm); L. of quillon 8 11/16 in. ( 22.1 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 13 oz. (1275.73 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Bequest of Col. Wickliffe P. Draper, 1972
Accession Number: 1973.27.5

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