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Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department, 1904–1929

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Rapier

Date:
17th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Iron, steel, brass copper
Dimensions:
L. of blade 37 7/8 in. ( 96.24 cm) L. overall 44 in. ( 111.76 cm) Gr. W. of blade 0 7/8 in. ( 2.26 cm) Gr. Th. of blade 0 1/4 in. ( 0.64 cm) Wt. 2 lb. 8 oz. ( 1134 gm) Hardness of blade 55-65. See panel.
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.52
21943

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