Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tsuba (sword guard)
  • Japan
  • tsuba (sword guard), 1500s, Muromachi period (1338–1573) or Momoyama period (1573–1615)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • iron
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2312

Tsuba with wood grain design. Small heart and circle cut out along edge.