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Mounting for a sword of the tachi type with decoration of crests

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Provenance

1890 Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequeathed to MFA, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 109.5 x 15.5 cm (43 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5097b

Medium or Technique

Silk, leather, gold Tsunagi (wooden blade): Honaki wood (Magnolia Obovata)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor