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Decorative sword

1998.2321 (RS24228)

Description

Dagger shaped wall hanging made of Asian coins (I-Ching?). Approx. 100 coins joined by red and white cotton string in sword shape and w/ three pieces hanging off, including one larger central medallion piece. Wooden stick runs the length of the sword for stability.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cotton (textile)
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
SWORD, PRESENTATION
swords
Dimensions
19 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2321
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18231

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