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Object Name Sword
Other Name Disemboweling Sword
Object Number 1934.674.1
Collection Webb Cook Hayes
Description metal blade; sharp on both sides; hook on one end, spear point on the other; grip wrapped with cloth; there is a crescent -shaped extension near the top (spear point end) of the sword 7.6cm beyond the grip.
Dimensions W-8.15 L-38.366 inches
Dimension Details width measurement taken from tip of crescent shape to far edge of spear point.
Material metal; cloth
Event Boxer Rebellion
Provenance this sword was captured by the 6th U.S. Cavalry, General T.J. Wint, commanding, in battle in which 5 or 6 Americans' horses were disemboweled and the riders slashed. However, none of the Chinese escaped.
People Wint, General T. J.
Search Terms Boxer Rebellion
General T. J. Wint