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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Rapiers

French rapier

Description:

The slender and sharply pointed rapier was a popular sidearm for civilians and in military use throughout the 16th and 17th centuries. This rapier features a striking woven-effect chiselled design across its hilt, and a wire-wrapped grip.

Place of Production:
France
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000138
Creation Date:
c. 1640
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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