Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Yataghan with Associated Silver Repousse Scabbard
Dated: 19th century
Culture: Turkish
Creation Place: Turkey
Medium: steel
Measurement: 78.74 cm (31 in.)
Collection: Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Edwin Binney, 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard Art Museums, 1995.833

Source: Copyright © 2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College

Yataghan with Associated Silver Repousse Scabbard

  • Dated: 19th century
  • Culture: Turkish
  • Creation Place: Turkey
  • Medium: steel
  • Measurement: 78.74 cm (31 in.)
  • Collection: Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Edwin Binney, 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard Art Museums, 1995.833

Source: Copyright © 2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College

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