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Cadet short-sword and scabbard

Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)

Date:
1794
Culture:
French
Medium:
copper alloy, steel, velvet
Dimensions:
Length overall (in scabbard) 25 7/8 in. ( 65.71 cm) Length of sword 24 1/2 in. ( 62.23 cm) Sword and scabbard 3 lb. 4 oz. ( 1474 gm) Sword (alone)2lb.2oz. (964gm)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of Russell Barnett Aitken, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.362.1-2
24887

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