SWORD I

Sword with curved, single edged steel blade. Decorative horn handle with brass and copper inlay. Wooden sheath with sharkskin leather covering. Silver mounts and remains of engraved silver band. Red string tied to sheath. Treatment included removal of corrosion and tarnishing, cleaning of leather and metal surfaces, consolidation of friable leather, reshaping deformation of handle, application of protective surface coating.

 

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