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Pierced horn blades gilded at top, painted medallions with classical and contemporary figures and landscapes at heads of blades; stamped brass guards. White silk connecting ribbon, green stone studs in rivet.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, November 10, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly French, 1830–35

Object Place

France (?)

Dimensions

Guard: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.); maximum open: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2095

Medium or Technique

Pierced, gilded, and painted horn blades; silk; brass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes