Object Title

Glaive

Glaive

Date

1501-1530

Object Number

VII.959

Physical Description

Broad, cleaver-like blade with convex cutting edge and straight back. Tapering socket. Mounted on a fabric covered haft studded with brass nails.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head: 622 mm (24.5 in), length of langets: 178 mm (7 in)

Associations

Places Europe

Notes

Similar to VII.870, but with larger head and more slender socket.