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Dressing in Steel: Part Two

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Hunting Sword

Date:
hallmarked for 1765–66
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Steel, silver, agate
Dimensions:
Length overall 28 1/4 in. ( 71.76 cm) Length of blade 23 1/8 in. ( 58.72 cm) Gr. width of blade 1 1/8 in. ( 2.84 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 1/4 in. ( 0.64 cm) Hardness of blade 55-65
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:
26.145.244
22915

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