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Medium: Leather (535)
Northern Italy, 15th century
1967.140CCCC0
France, 14th century
1973.223CCCC0
South Africa, Southern Nguni people, 19th or 20th century
2010.206CCCC0
America, Native North American, Southwest, Pueblo, Rio Grande, Post-Contact
1937.921©
Italy, 16th century
1918.65CCCC0
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.693CCCC0
Germany, late 15th Century
1916.1613CCCC0
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1088CCCC0
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511CCCC0
Germany or Russia, 16th century
1916.1563CCCC0
European, early 15th century
1921.1252CCCC0
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804CCCC0
Italy, 17th century
1916.1495CCCC0
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.70CCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Xhosa, 19th or 20th century
2010.199CCCC0
Germany, second half of 16th Century
1919.68CCCC0
hilt: Scotland; blade: Germany, Solingen, hilt: 18th Century
1916.701CCCC0
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, reign of Osorkon I
1914.703CCCC0
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.71CCCC0
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.720CCCC0
America, Native North American, Plains, Gaigwu (Kiowa), Post-Contact
1937.714CCCC0
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, reign of Osorkon I
1914.699CCCC0
America, Native North American, Plains, Apsaalooke (Crow), Post-Contact
1937.848CCCC0
Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870-1956)
1967.142©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.1©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.2©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.3©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.4©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.5©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.6©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.7©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.8©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.9©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.10©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.11©
Japan, 19th century
1921.401CCCC0
Italy, late 16th century (?) questionable authenticity
1916.1916CCCC0
America, Native North American, Plains, Lakota(Sioux), Post-Contact
1984.1049CCCC0
America, Native North American, Northern Plains, Pikuni (Blackfeet), Post-Contact
1937.768CCCC0
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period, 15th century
1944.495CCCC0
Italy, Rome, 17th century
1989.254CCCC0
India, 18th-19th Century
1930.705CCCC0
Marguerite de Felice (French, 1872-1933)
1997.263©
America, Native North American, Plains, Dakota, Lakota(Sioux), 19th century
1970.550CCCC0
East Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.322©
Eastern Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.343©
France, 17th century
1916.1786CCCC0
America, Native North American, Central Plains, Lakota Sioux, 19th century
1984.1046CCCC0
France, Villefranche, 17th century
1942.65CCCC0
France, Villefranche, 17th century
1942.64CCCC0
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686CCCC0
Master of the Boqueteaux (French) and Workshop
1962.287CCCC0
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, late 19th-early 20th Century
1990.72CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1740CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1754CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1757CCCC0
France, 18th century
1942.63CCCC0
England, London, 18th century
1942.66CCCC0
America, Massachusetts, 18th century
1923.968CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba people
2018.34CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1764CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1756CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1742CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1759CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1762CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1763CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1760CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1758CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1761CCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1744CCCC0
Germany (?), 15th century
1916.1600CCCC0
North Germany, 16th century
1916.1082CCCC0
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526CCCC0
Spain, Toledo (?), second half of 16th Century
1916.1507CCCC0
Italy, Venice, 18th century
1916.698CCCC0
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152CCCC0
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.6.aCCCC0
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.132.aCCCC0
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.200.aCCCC0
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.324.aCCCC0
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38CCCC0
Germany, 16th century
1974.58CCCC0
Scotland, Stirling(?), 18th century
1916.703CCCC0
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946CCCC0
Robert Gober (American, b. 1954)
2003.226©
Byzantium, Palestine, early Byzantine period, early 7th Century
1999.46CCCC0
attributed to Archibald Knox (British, 1864-1933)
2008.166©
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1802CCCC0
Spain, Toledo, second half of 16th Century
1916.1509CCCC0
France, Gothic period, 2nd half of the 14th century
1999.211CCCC0
Bernard II van Riesen Burgh (Dutch, 1766)
1944.123CCCC0
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37CCCC0
Spain, 17th century
1916.1811CCCC0
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.719CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Northern Italy, 15th century
1967.140LeatherOverall: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
France, 14th century
1973.223Tooled leatherOverall: 15.9 x 7.7 cm (6 1/4 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of Ruth Blumka in memory of Leopold BlumkaCCCC0
South Africa, Southern Nguni people, 19th or 20th century
2010.206Leather, glass beads, sinewOverall: 35.6 cm (14 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
America, Native North American, Southwest, Pueblo, Rio Grande, Post-Contact
1937.921Cardboard, string, paint, leatherGift of Amelia Elizabeth White©
Italy, 16th century
1918.65Leather (cuir bouilli) with embossed and fluted decoration; brass funnelOverall: 17.2 x 11.9 cm (6 3/4 x 4 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.693Steel, leather, wood, brassOverall: 109.9 cm (43 1/4 in.); Blade: 94 cm (37 in.); Grip: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.); Guard: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, late 15th Century
1916.1613Steel, modern leather strapsOverall: 44.5 x 34.5 x 16.5 cm (17 1/2 x 13 9/16 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1088Steel, leather chin strapOverall: 33 x 28.5 x 26.2 cm (13 x 11 1/4 x 10 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511Steel, leather straps, brass rivetsGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany or Russia, 16th century
1916.1563Steel, leather, brass; wood haftOverall: 178.5 cm (70 1/4 in.); Blade: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, Brunswick, 16th century
1916.1508Steel, leather and wire bound gripOverall: 186.1 cm (73 1/4 in.); Blade: 132.1 cm (52 in.); Quillions: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.); Grip: 45.7 cm (18 in.); Ricasso: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
European, early 15th century
1921.1252Steel, leather, wireOverall: 85.3 cm (33 9/16 in.); Blade: 71.7 cm (28 1/4 in.); Quillions: 16.7 cm (6 9/16 in.); Grip: 12.7 cm (5 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804Steel, leather bands; steel; steel and leatherGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Italy, 17th century
1916.1495Steel, pierced; leather and woodOverall: 93 cm (36 5/8 in.); Blade: 77.8 cm (30 5/8 in.); Quillions: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.70Steel, leather and wood grip, bronze pommelOverall: 170.5 cm (67 1/8 in.); Blade: 125.6 cm (49 7/16 in.); Quillions: 53.7 cm (21 1/8 in.); Grip: 43.2 cm (17 in.); Ricasso: 34.7 cm (13 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Xhosa, 19th or 20th century
2010.199Wood, tin, glass beads, sinew, leatherOverall: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Germany, second half of 16th Century
1919.68Steel; leather and wood grip, cloth-covered middleOverall: 191.5 cm (75 3/8 in.); Blade: 144.8 cm (57 in.); Quillions: 41.5 cm (16 5/16 in.); Grip: 40.7 cm (16 in.); Ricasso: 33.4 cm (13 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
hilt: Scotland; blade: Germany, Solingen, hilt: 18th Century
1916.701Steel; liner of buff leather; grip of wood, copper wire and fishskin (ray?)Overall: 101.6 cm (40 in.); Blade: 85.7 cm (33 3/4 in.); Grip: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); Hilt: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, reign of Osorkon I
1914.703Stained leatherOverall: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.71Steel, leather and wood grip with brass rivets; bronze pommelOverall: 168.9 cm (66 1/2 in.); Blade: 118.7 cm (46 3/4 in.); Quillions: 50.5 cm (19 7/8 in.); Grip: 49.2 cm (19 3/8 in.); Ricasso: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.720Steel, leather, cord, and walrus ivory inlaid with abalone shellOverall: 3.8 x 4.8 cm (1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in.); Blade: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
America, Native North American, Plains, Gaigwu (Kiowa), Post-Contact
1937.714Beaded leatherGift of Amelia Elizabeth WhiteCCCC0
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, reign of Osorkon I
1914.699Stained leatherOverall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
America, Native North American, Plains, Apsaalooke (Crow), Post-Contact
1937.848Painted leatherOverall: 7.6 x 63.5 x 33 cm (3 x 25 x 13 in.)Gift of Amelia Elizabeth WhiteCCCC0
Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870-1956)
1967.142Beachwood and leatherOverall: 99.1 cm (39 in.)Sundry Purchase Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 16.6 x 15.2 cm (6 9/16 x 6 in.); Diameter of base: 6.4 x 3.2 cm (2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.); Part 2: 16.6 x 14 cm (6 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Part 3: 13.8 x 12.7 cm (5 7/16 x 5 in.); Part 4: 13.1 x 11.5 cm (5 3/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Part 5: 12.1 x 10.5 cm (4 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.); at mouth: 6.4 x 5.8 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.); Across top: 6.8 x 7 cm (2 11/16 x 2 3/4 in.); Body: 5.4 x 4.9 cm (2 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.); Width at top: 10 x 9.3 cm (3 15/16 x 3 11/16 in.); width of mouth: 9.5 x 8.3 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.1Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 16.6 x 15.2 cm (6 9/16 x 6 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.2Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 16.6 x 14 cm (6 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.3Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 13.8 x 12.7 cm (5 7/16 x 5 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.4Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 13.1 x 11.5 cm (5 3/16 x 4 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.5Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 12.1 x 10.5 cm (4 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.6Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 10 x 9.3 cm (3 15/16 x 3 11/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.7Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 9.5 x 8.3 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.8Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 6.8 x 7 cm (2 11/16 x 2 3/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.9Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 6.4 x 5.8 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.10Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of mouth with rim: 5.4 x 4.9 cm (2 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lobi, 20th century
1975.1011.11Woven fiber, leatherDiameter of base: 6.4 x 3.2 cm (2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Japan, 19th century
1921.401Chamois leatherOverall: 35.4 x 12.5 cm (13 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)Gift of George Trumbull LaddCCCC0
Italy, late 16th century (?) questionable authenticity
1916.1916Leather (cuir bouilli); modern steel mounts and fittingOverall: 17.2 x 13.5 cm (6 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
America, Native North American, Plains, Lakota(Sioux), Post-Contact
1984.1049Beaded leather; cotton liningOverall: 43.2 x 40.6 cm (17 x 16 in.)Bequest of David S. McMillanCCCC0
America, Native North American, Northern Plains, Pikuni (Blackfeet), Post-Contact
1937.768Beaded leather; velveteen; ribbon; rayonGift of Amelia Elizabeth WhiteCCCC0
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period, 15th century
1944.495Leather over paper pasteboards; outer cover tooled, blue paint; inner covers openwork designs over colored papersOverall: 36 x 81.6 cm (14 3/16 x 32 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Italy, Rome, 17th century
1989.254Manuscript on paper bound in leather with gilt decorationOverall: 27 x 19 cm (10 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
India, 18th-19th Century
1930.705Gold with inlay and leatherOverall: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Marguerite de Felice (French, 1872-1933)
1997.263Round wood core covered with tooled leatherDiameter: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.); Overall: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)Gift of Henry H. Hawley©
America, Native North American, Plains, Dakota, Lakota(Sioux), 19th century
1970.550Velvet, leather, beads, silk, metal, sinew sewn, lazy squaw stitch; white cotton liningOverall: 59.7 cm (23 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. G. A. KositzkyCCCC0
East Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.322Wood and leatherOverall: 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Eastern Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.343Wood and leatherDiameter: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.); Overall: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
France, 17th century
1916.1786Steel; octagonal wood haft covered with green velvet, brass studsOverall: 201 cm (79 1/8 in.); Blade: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
America, Native North American, Central Plains, Lakota Sioux, 19th century
1984.1046Hide, pigment, glass beads, human hairOverall: 97.8 x 150 cm (38 1/2 x 59 1/16 in.)Bequest of David S. McMillanCCCC0
France, Villefranche, 17th century
1942.65Hand-set type on laid rag paper; calf binding tooled in gilt on spine and edgesOverall: 15.3 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm (6 x 3 1/2 x 2 in.)Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. RaineyCCCC0
France, Villefranche, 17th century
1942.64Hand-set type on laid rag paper; calf binding tooled in gilt on spine and edgesOverall: 15.3 x 8.9 x 3.2 cm (6 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. RaineyCCCC0
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686Steel, wood and leatherOverall: 156.6 cm (61 5/8 in.); Blade: 125.3 cm (49 5/16 in.); Quillions: 26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.); Grip: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Master of the Boqueteaux (French) and Workshop
1962.287Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum; blind-tooled leather bindingCodex: 28.3 x 20.6 x 4.8 cm (11 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, late 19th-early 20th Century
1990.72Tanned sheepskin, oil paints, other pigmentsOverall: 91.7 x 121.7 cm (36 1/8 x 47 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1740Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1754Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1757Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
France, 18th century
1942.63Hand-set type on laid rag paper; calf binding, gilt bordersOverall: 20 x 13.1 x 4.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. RaineyCCCC0
England, London, 18th century
1942.66Laid paper; calf bindingOverall: 17.5 x 10.2 x 2.6 cm (6 7/8 x 4 x 1 in.)Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. RaineyCCCC0
America, Massachusetts, 18th century
1923.968KidskinAverage: 24.8 x 9.6 cm (9 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. David MooreCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba people
2018.34Wood, leather, cowrie shells62 cm (24 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1764Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1756Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1742Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1759Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1762Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1763Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1760Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1758Wood, leather, steelOverall: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1761Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1744Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany (?), 15th century
1916.1600Steel; wood and leather gripOverall: 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. SeveranceCCCC0
North Germany, 16th century
1916.1082Steel, blackened with leatherOverall: 43.2 x 12.7 cm (17 x 5 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526Steel, etched and gilded; leatherOverall: 6.8 x 24.5 cm (2 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spain, Toledo (?), second half of 16th Century
1916.1507Steel, wood and leather gripOverall: 167.3 cm (65 7/8 in.); Blade: 126 cm (49 5/8 in.); Quillions: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); Grip: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.); Ricasso: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Italy, Venice, 18th century
1916.698Steel, brass, leather and woodOverall: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.); Blade: 84.4 cm (33 1/4 in.); Grip: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); Guard: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152Ink, tempera, gold and vellum; leather bindingSheet: 28 x 23 cm (11 x 9 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.6.aInk, tempera, gold and vellum; leather bindingSheet: 28 x 23 cm (11 x 9 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.132.aInk, tempera, gold and vellum; leather bindingSheet: 28 x 23 cm (11 x 9 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.200.aInk, tempera, gold and vellum; leather bindingSheet: 28 x 23 cm (11 x 9 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Byzantium, Constantinople, 11th century
1942.152.324.aInk, tempera, gold and vellum; leather bindingSheet: 28 x 23 cm (11 x 9 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38Fluted steel with leather strapsOverall: 170.2 cm (67 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Germany, 16th century
1974.58Steel; wood, leather, sharkskin gripOverall: 116.8 cm (46 in.); Blade: 94.8 cm (37 5/16 in.); Quillions: 31 cm (12 3/16 in.); Grip: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Gift from the Bascom Little EstateCCCC0
Scotland, Stirling(?), 18th century
1916.703Steel, pierced hilt; wood and leather gripOverall: 106.6 cm (41 15/16 in.); Blade: 91.3 cm (35 15/16 in.); Grip: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.); Hilt: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946Iron, steel, leather and brass rivetsOverall: 34.5 x 20 x 31.2 cm (13 9/16 x 7 7/8 x 12 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Robert Gober (American, b. 1954)
2003.226Wax, wood, leather shoe, cotton fabric, human hairOverall: 29.6 x 16 x 51.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 5/16 x 20 3/16 in.)Dorothea Wright Hamilton Fund©
Byzantium, Palestine, early Byzantine period, early 7th Century
1999.46Tin-lead alloy with leather fragmentsOverall: 6.3 x 4.6 x 1.5 cm (2 1/2 x 1 13/16 x 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
attributed to Archibald Knox (British, 1864-1933)
2008.166Silver, enamel decoration and leather boxGift of Henry H. Hawley©
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1802Steel; round wood haft with leather strapsOverall: 183.5 cm (72 1/4 in.); Blade: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spain, Toledo, second half of 16th Century
1916.1509Steel, wood and leather grip; fluted pommelOverall: 168.3 cm (66 1/4 in.); Blade: 126.4 cm (49 3/4 in.); Quillions: 35.2 cm (13 7/8 in.); Grip: 41.3 cm (16 1/4 in.); Ricasso: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
France, Gothic period, 2nd half of the 14th century
1999.211Leather: embossed, incised; iron mounts; wood coreOverall: 10.5 x 25.2 x 19 cm (4 1/8 x 9 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bernard II van Riesen Burgh (Dutch, 1766)
1944.123Wood marquetry with gilt bronze mounts, leather topOverall: 75 x 151.8 x 76.9 cm (29 1/2 x 59 3/4 x 30 1/4 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37Steel (originally blued, now black); leather strapsOverall: 171.4 cm (67 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spain, 17th century
1916.1811Steel, pierced and chiseled, leather and wood gripDiameter: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.); Overall: 105.6 cm (41 9/16 in.); Blade: 99.5 cm (39 3/16 in.); Quillions: 29.6 cm (11 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.719Steel. leather, cord, and horn inlaid with abalone shellOverall: 2.5 x 6 cm (1 x 2 3/8 in.); Blade: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0