Silver-hilted sword

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-26029

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

Descriptive Terms

swords
silver (metal)
Silver
SWORD

Inscription

Marked on blade: ""-TOMAS --AIALA"" --near hilt. (Probably middle-eastern inscription)

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1365