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Glaive

A work made of steel, wood, brass, velvet, and cotton tassel.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, wood, brass, velvet, and cotton tassel.

Date:

16th century; haft and tassel 18/19th century

Artist:

French
Bladesmith: R S

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Glaive

Place

France (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1500–1600

Medium

Steel, wood, brass, velvet, and cotton tassel

Dimensions

Blade with socket L. 71.1 cm (28 in.) Wt. 6 lb. 3 oz. [measure for overall length]

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2752

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