Arming Sword

A work made of steel, iron, gilding, wood, and silk textile (velvet).
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, iron, gilding, wood, and silk textile (velvet).

Date:

1520/30

Artist:

Probably Italian

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 239

Title

Arming Sword

Origin

Italy

Date

1490–1530

Medium

Steel, iron, gilding, wood, and silk textile (velvet)

Dimensions

Overall L. 100.5 cm (39 5/8 in.) Blade L. 85 cm (33 1/2 in.) Wt. 2 lb. 12 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2114

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