Object Title

Rapier

Rapier

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

IX.7764

Physical Description

With pierced shell guards.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1320 mm (52 in.), Blade length: 1167 mm (46 in.) Weight: 1210 g (2 lb 10 oz)

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

Dorling Kindersley, Weapon. A visual history of arms & armour, Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London, 2006, pp. 10 (col. illus., 2nd from left), 111 (col. illus., top).