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.

Kastane Sword

  • Dated: 18th century
  • Culture: Sri Lankan 
  • Medium: Wooden handle inlaid with gold and silver; steel blade
  • Measurements: Length: 28 5/8 in. (72.7 cm)
  • More on the Kastane Sword

Source: © Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) 

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