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Sword (Kilij) with Scabbard

Date:
A.H. 905/ A.D. 1499–1500
Culture:
Turkish with Persian blade
Medium:
Steel, jade, gold, emeralds, rubies, diamonds, silver
Dimensions:
H. with scabbard 34 3/8 in. (87.3 cm); H. without scabbard 31 1/2 in. (80 cm); W. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 14.3 oz. (859 g); Wt. of scabbard 21.5 oz. (609.5 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1610a, b
Not on view
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Mayer, L. A., and Gaston Wiet. Islamic Armourers and Their Works. Geneva: Albert Kundig, 1962. p. 21.



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