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Cadet short-sword and scabbard

Designer: Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date: 1794
Culture: French
Medium: Copper alloy, steel, velvet
Dimensions: L. 25 7/8 in. (65.7 cm); L. of sword 24 1/2 in. (62.2 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 4 oz. (1474 g); Wt. of sword 2 lb. 2 oz. (964 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of Russell Barnett Aitken, 1981
Accession Number: 1981.362.1–.2

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