Quillon dagger. Steel, double-edged blade of diamond section. The guard has two, short forward-pointed faceted quillons and the pommel is of wheel form with a point at the end for the tang button. The whole hilt, pommel, grip and quillons are cast in a single piece of alloy composed of tin with traces of lead and copper. The blade is pitted and polished bright. The grip is bound with wire.
- 1400 (circa)
- Lustred in: England
- (Europe,British Isles,England)
- Length: 310 millimetres (Overall length)
- Length: 190 millimetres (Blade length)
- Weight: 174 grammes
Identification of the alloy by Graeme Rimer of the Royal Armouries, 1979 noted on label with object. Comment and object description by T.Richardson, Royal Armouries.
Not on display
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- AL116/288 (Royal Armouries)
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Object reference number: MCN7325
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