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Object Name Sword
Catalog Number 1989.10.5
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Steel; brass; wood;
Dimensions H-35.25 W-5 D-1 inches
Description Fraternal sword; steel blade acid etched with floral pattern and pilgrim knights standing in front of tents in holy land; etched onto nameplate, "JNO____EED"; brass guard with bow & arrows and winged hourglasses; black wooden grip; brass pommel in shape of medieval tent; blued steel scabbard with brass foot and hangers.
Notes An old note in the accession file indicates that this fraternal sword may be realted to the York Rite of Masonry.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Fraternal lodges
Fraternal organizations
Ceremonial objects
Search Terms York Rite
Fraternal swords
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS