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Composite Sword

A work made of steel with gilding, wood, and leather.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel with gilding, wood, and leather.

Date:

dated 1538 [at a later date]

Artist:

Blade by Melchior Diefstetter
German, Munich, Au c. 1520-1555/1556

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Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Melchior Diefstetter

Title

Composite Sword

Origin

Munich

Date

Made 1538

Medium

Steel with gilding, wood, and leather

Dimensions

Wt. 2 lb. 11 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2116

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