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Title: 印籠刻昆虫図螺鈿据文象嵌鞘打刀拵 Blade and Mounting for a Sword (Katana)
Date: blade 17th century; mounting 19th century
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, mother-of-pearl, rayskin (same), thread, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, iron
Dimensions: L. 38 11/16 in (98.2 cm); L. of blade 35 13/16 in. (90.9 cm); L. of cutting edge 27 3/4 in. (70.5 cm); D. of curvature 1/2 in. (1.2 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1976
Accession Number: 1976.150
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