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Costume Sword with Scabbard in the Classical Style

ca. 1788–90
French, Paris
Steel, wood, gesso, silver, gold
L. with scabbard 31 7/8 in. (81 cm); L. without scabbard 30 9/16 in. (77.7 cm); L. of blade 23 3/8 in. (59.3 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 14.4 oz. (861.8 g); Wt. of scabbard 14.4 oz. (408.2 g)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift of Estate of James Hazen Hyde, by exchange, and Rogers Fund, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.93a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Fontainebleau. Musée national du Château de Fontainebleau. "Théâtre De Cour: Les Spectacles À Fontainebleau Au XVIIIe Siècle," October 18, 2005–January 23, 2006.

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