Contributed by Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands
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Half of a brass sword hilt guard from an English sword of the mid-eighteenth century excavated from the officers quarters of Fort Frederick at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site. This was of the hinged type to allow the sword to fit snugly against the soldier when worn in a scabbard.
About This Item
- Title: Brass Sword Hilt Guard
- Creation Date: circa 1750
- Subject Date: circa 1750
- Location: Bristol, Lincoln County, ME
- Media: Metal
- Dimensions: 6 cm x 2.5 cm
- Collection: Pemaquid
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- cross guards
- Excavations (Archeology)
- Fort Frederick (Me.)
- Maine--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
- Swords & daggers
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands
22 State House Station, 18 Elkins Lane, Augusta, ME 04333-0022
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