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Cover for a Smallsword Hilt

Sword maker:
Guillaume Pagés (French, Paris, recorded 1709–56)
Date:
ca. 1725–50
Geography:
Paris
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Leather, ink
Dimensions:
L. 8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm); W. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund, by exchange, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.52
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 1991–2002," September 4, 2002–January 18, 2004, no. 23.

La Rocca, Donald J., and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Academy of the Sword: Illustrated Fencing Books 1500–1800. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998. p. 33.

Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Morihiro Ogawa. Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions, 1991–2002. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. p. 28, no. 23, ill.



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