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Costume Sword with Scabbard in the Classical Style

Date: ca. 1788–90
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Steel, wood, gesso, silver, gold leaf
Dimensions: Length of Sword: 30 9/16 in. / 77.7 cm Length of Blade: 23 3/8 in. / 59.3 cm Length of Scabbard: 24 5/8 in. / 62.5 cm Overall Length: 31 7/8 in. / 81 cm Weight of Sword: 1.9 lbs. / 0.9 kg Weight of Scabbard: 0.9 lbs. / 0.4 kg Total Weight: 2.8 lbs. / 1.3 kg
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Purchase, Gift of Estate of James Hazen Hyde, by exchange, and Rogers Fund, 1995
Accession Number: 1995.93a, b

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