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Blade for a Sword (Katana)

Blade inscribed by Iyonojō Munetsugu
(Japanese, active 17th century)

Date: 17th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel
Dimensions: L. 41 in. (104.2 cm); L. of blade edge 31 7/8 in. (80.8 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of Etsuko O. Morris and John H. Morris Jr., in memory of Dr. Frederick M. Pederson, 2007
Accession Number: 2007.478.3a–c

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