Object Title

Dagger - Stiletto

Dagger - Stiletto

Date

1571-1599

Object Number

X.31

Provenance

Unknown

Physical Description

All of steel. Blade is straight and triangular in section, with a baluster at the ricasso. The quillons are also baluster-form with round terminals. The quillon block is square. The grip is twisted, terminating in a simple, spherical pommel.

Techniques

Chiselled

Materials

Dimensions

BladeLength218 mm
OverallLength325 mm
OveralWeight182 g

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy/Europe

Bibliographic References

[A.] L. Thompson, Daggers and Bayonets. A History, Spellmount, Staplehurst, 1999, p. 36 (illus. B, but image reversed).