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Blade and Mounting for a Dagger (Hamidashi)

Date: blade, 16th century; mounting, 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, silver, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, baleen, wood, lacquer
Dimensions: L. 14 15/16 in. (38 cm); L. 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm)
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number: 36.25.1716a–e

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