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Scabbard And Sword, 1596–1615

This is a Scabbard and sword. It is dated 1596–1615 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is steel, cord, iron, silver, gold, shibuichi. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 64.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm (25 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

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Scabbard And Sword, 1596–1615; steel, cord, iron, silver, gold, shibuichi; H x W x D: 64.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm (25 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1941-59-7-a/c

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