Smallsword, known as a Mourning Sword

Date: ca. 1790
Culture: British
Medium: Steel
Dimensions: L. 38 in. (96.5 cm); L. of blade 30 3/4 in. (78.1 cm); greatest W. of blade 11/16 in. (1.8 cm); greatest thickness of blade 3/8 in. (0.9 cm); Wt. 15 oz. (425 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of Jean Jacques Reubell, in memory of his mother, Julia C. Coster, and of his wife, Adeline E. Post, both of New York City, 1926
Accession Number: 26.145.307

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