Torino Main Gauche

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Title

Torino Main Gauche

Subject

[LCSH] Daggers & swords --China--Dalian.
[LCSH] Cosplay--Equipment & supplies.

Description

Cross shaped, shiny silver, wire wrapped wooden handle with silver pommel and cross guard with ring shaped knuckled guard. Wooden scabbard wrapped in imitation black leather. Leather belt frog with metal rivets. This dress dagger was worn as decoration as a type of cosplay for reenactment purposes. It is made of carbon steel and was never professionally sharpened. It represents a version used in medieval sport fencing.

Creator

Chen Chao-Po

Date

Purchased 2006

Contributor

Hanwei

Rights

"Paul" Chen Chao-Po and Hanwei are the rights holders to this object.

Relation

ZB_SS_0009

Format

Materials: 1566 Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Wood, Leather, Wire
Length: 18 inches, blade 11.5 inches
Weight: 11 ounces

Type

Physical object

Identifier

ZB_SS_0001
Hanwei number: SH2207

Coverage

17th century

Citation

Chen Chao-Po, “Torino Main Gauche,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed November 30, 2022, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/541.

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