Samurai Sword Handles

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Mark Cartwright
by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 08 July 2019
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The handles of a pair of samurai swords (the daisho or 'great and small') with traditional ray skin covers and silk bindings. 19th century CE. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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