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Silver-hilted sword

Description

Filigreed handle w/ urn knob on top, motifs of busts in oval w/ sphinxes and swags. Encased in leather scabard w/ silver fittings and leather belt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Inscriptions
Marked on blade: ""-TOMAS --AIALA"" --near hilt. (Probably middle-eastern inscription)
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Armament--Edged
Descriptive terms
Silver
silver (metal)
SWORD
swords
Accession Number
1966.1365
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26029

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