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Blade and Mounting for a Dagger (Aikuchi)

Date: blade, mid–19th century; mounting, 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, iron, gold,copper-gold alloy (Shakudō), copper-silver alloy (Shibuichi), silver, horn, rayskin (same), textile, wood, lacquer
Dimensions: Blade L. 8.75 in. (22.2 cm)
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number: 36.25.1742a–d

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