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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.

Moro Fighting Barong

  • Dated: 19th century
  • Culture: Southern Philippines
  • Measurements: 21 3/4” Overall with a15 1/2” Blade that is 5/16” at the back edge

The burl wood handle has small details. The collar is silver and the twine woven bands are original. The blade is well forged showing an intricate patten throughout as well as a hardened edge.

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