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Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Peleg K. Dunham (1794–1822)

William Rose Sr., 1783–1856

Decorator: John Meer (active ca. 1795–1834)
Date: 1817
Culture: American
Medium: Steel, copper alloy (brass), gold, leather
Dimensions: 39 5/16 x 4 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. (99.8 x 11.7 x 4.7 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 12 oz. (1237 g); sword L 38 1/2 in. (97.8 cm); sword Wt. 1 lb. 11 oz. (888 g); blade L. 32 5/16 in. (82 cm); blade W. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulberger Gift, 2013
Accession Number: 2013.622a, b

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