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Rapier

Date:
late 16th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
L. 46 in. (116.8 cm); L. of blade 40 in. (101.6 cm); W. 8 in. (20.3 cm); D. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 14 oz. (1304.1 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1136
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Flint. Flint Institute of Arts. "The Art of the Armorer," December 7, 1967–April 1, 1968, no. 40.

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