Sword w/scabbard

Object Number: 
1943.63ab
Date: 
1800-1830
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 )
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).
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this French infantry sword was used by James Lyall of the 12th (Zouave) Regiment of the U.S. Army.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur V. Lyall
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group