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Linstock

Linstock

c. 1600-1625

Steel; octagonal wood haft covered with green velvet, brass studs

Overall: 201 cm (79 1/8 in.); Blade: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1786

Fun Fact

The tapestries and weaponry adorning the walls of the Armor Court are not props. Located near the portrait of Agostino Barbarigo, this linstock hangs to the far right of a grouping of weapons. The blade ends in a double snake design and is attached to a solid wood handle.

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