H. with scabbard 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm); H. without scabbard 34 1/4 in. (87 cm); H. of blade 30 1/4 in. (76.8 cm); W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 7.7 oz. (1125.5 g); Wt. of scabbard 2 lb. 15.7 oz. (1352.3 g)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Not on view
Schimmel, Annemarie. "Islamic Calligraphy." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, (Summer 1992).
Artist:Date: hilt and scabbard, late 17th or early 18th century; blade 16th or 17th century Accession Number: 36.25.1550a, b Date:hilt and scabbard, late 17th or early 18th century; blade 16th or 17th centuryMedium:Steel, silver, copper, wood, tortoiseshell, horn, mother-of-pearl, leather, textileAccession:36.25.1550a, bOn view in:Gallery 379