Jun 1, 2007
Jun 1, 2007
Dec 8, 2009
Jun 1, 2007
Dec 8, 2009
Jun 1, 2007

Dagger

Dagger

late 1600s

Steel and ivory

Overall: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Blade: 20.3 cm (8 in.); Quillions: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Weight: 80 g (2.82 oz.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1713

Description

The carved grip of this dagger depicts the female followers of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine.

See also
Collection: 
MED - Arms & Armor
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Arms and Armor

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.