대모장식검 (玳瑁裝飾劍)


Overall: 38.1 cm (15 in.); Hilt: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.); Scabbard: 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in.)
Location: not on view
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This double-edged short sword is a typical 19th-century example.


This is a typical 19th-century double-edge short sword. The image of bats was chosen to decorate the brass mount because of their association with the idea of longevity and happiness.



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