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Dagger

Object Number: 
1948.604
Date: 
ca. 1902
Medium: 
Steel, wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 29.5 x 9.5 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Dagger with straight, double-edged steel blade which is elliptical in cross-section; brass cross quillons with ball finials; wooden grip with carved ridges and brass pommel.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this dagger was acquired by the donor's husband, Colonel James Guthrie Harbord (1866-1947), while serving as Assistant Chief of Philippines Constabulary, U. S. Army, from 1903 to 1914.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James G. Harbord
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group