Partisan, Steel, wood (beech), textile (silk), brass, Italian, probably Venice

Partisan

Date:
ca. 1500
Geography:
probably Venice
Culture:
Italian, probably Venice
Medium:
Steel, wood (beech), textile (silk), brass
Dimensions:
L. 8 ft. 7 in. (261.6 cm); L. of head 21 3/4 in. (55.7 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm); Wt. 4 lbs. 4 oz. (1927.8 g)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.119
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Dr. John Waldman. Hafted Weapons in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: The Evolution of European Staff Weapons between 1200 and 1650. Leiden: Brill, 2005. pp. xvii, 128–129, fig. 104.