Basket-Hilted Broadsword

A work made of steel, iron, copper, textile, and leather.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, iron, copper, textile, and leather.

Date:

about 1750

Artist:

Walter Allan (Scottish, active 1732-1761)
Stirling

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 239

Artist

Walter Allan

Title

Basket-Hilted Broadsword

Origin

Stirling

Date

1740–1760

Medium

Steel, iron, copper, textile, and leather

Inscriptions

Hilt, lower part: W.A.S. - stamped for Walter Allan of Stirling.

Dimensions

Overall L. 101.5 cm (39 7/8 in.) Blade L. 87 cm (34 1/4 in.) Wt. 2 lb. 14 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2143

Extended information about this artwork

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