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Sword

Sword

1400s

Steel; wood and leather grip

Overall: 104.2 cm (41 in.); Blade: 87.3 cm (34 3/8 in.); Quillions: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1600

Fun Fact

The unornamented surfaces and signs of use on this sword and those similar to it lead us to believe that they were used in battle. Despite their utilitarian purpose, the blacksmith added details to the handles and hilts to make them visually appealing.

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