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Object ID 1927.006.001
Object Name Sword
Collection Weapons & Accessories
Credit line Gift of Mrs. L. A. Kittinger
Date circa 1860
Description Model 1860 Staff and Field Officer's sword with a steel blade, the upper 14 1/2" of which is engraved on both sides with floral motifs. The hilt is brass and the grip is wood wrapped with twisted brass wire. The guard is cast with a high relief design of an eagle flanked by six flags (three on either side). The knuckle guard is brass with cast floral motifs. The pommel is brass and has a flared shape with an eagle and shield motif around the outside. The steel scabbard has two brass rings attached to brass collars that have a repeating floral design. The drag is brass with no applied decoration.
Dimensions W-0.625 L-37.25 inches
Dimension Details Overall length of sword; width of blade; scabbard is 32 1/2" long x 3/4" wide.
Subjects Arms & armament
Daggers & swords
Search Terms Swords
Nineteenth Century
Material Steel; brass; wood grip