Decorative sword

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-18231

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

Descriptive Terms

swords
brass (alloy)
cotton (textile)
Brass
Cotton
SWORD, PRESENTATION

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2321