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Short Samurai Sword

Accession Number
1982/2.21

Title
Short Samurai Sword

Artist(s)
Japanese

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
19th century

Medium & Support
steel blade with red lacquer scabbard and sharkskin handle

Dimensions
16 15/16 in. ( 43 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Rose Vainstein

Primary Object Classification
Arms and Armor

Primary Object Type
sword

Additional Object Classification(s)
Metalwork

Collection Area
Asian

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Keywords
weaponry

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