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Culture
Japanese
Title
Blade and Mounting for a Short Sword (Wakizashi)
Work Type
Blade and mounting for a short sword (Wakizashi)
Swords
Date
blade, dated 1839; mounting, early-mid 19th century
Location
Hagi, Nagato Province (Yamaguchi Prefecture)
Material
Steel, wood, lacquer, rayskin (samé), thread, iron, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, silver
Measurements
L. 26 3/4 in. (67.9 cm); L. of blade 23 3/8 in. (59.4 cm); L. of cutting edge 17 27/32 in. (45.3 cm); D. of curvature 9/64 in. (0.36 cm)
Source
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Credit Line
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gift of Brayton Ives and W. T. Walters, 1891
Rights
The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law. You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. This image was provided by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Contact information: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028,
License
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File Properties
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