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Sword w/scabbard

Object Name: Sword and scabbard
Date: 1800-1830
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Medium: Steel, brass; leather, brass
Dimensions: Overall: 28 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 in. ( 71.8 x 12.1 x 2.5 cm )
Place made: Europe, France
Description: Sword (hanger) with curved, single-edged steel blade; brass knuckle-bow, quillon, grip with parallel ridges, and domed pommel cast in one piece; leather scabbard with brass throat with circular frog stud (tip missing).
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur V. Lyall
Object Number: 1943.63ab
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According to the accession records, this French infantry sword was used by James Lyall of the 12th (Zouave) Regiment of the U.S. Army.