Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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katana (long sword) with case
  • Tadahiro
    died 1648
  • katana (long sword) with case, early 1600s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • steel, iron, copper, gilding, silk, wood, shark skin
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2933.a,b
Label Text

Sword with brown case and cloth handle with decorations.