Ceremonial Halberd

Artist/maker unknown, Austrian

Made in Austria, Europe

c. 1600

Etched and partially blackened steel (Head); Silk and metallic threads (Tassel); wood covered with silk embroidered with metal wire; brass (Shaft)

Head: 17 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches (44.1 x 22.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 247, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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