Spider web quillon

This medieval dagger was created after handling the original in the Royal Armouries collection and is a curious piece.

It is English and around 1400, but otherwise is of an unknown type.  The blade has a series of cut out on the false edge, for no apparent reason and the guard and pommel are of bronze, engraved with a spiders web motif.  The grip is cord bound leather and the dagger comes complete with a double layer veg tan sheath with some stamped decoration to front and incised decoration to rear.

30cm/12" blade

42cm/16.5" overall 


Collections: Medieval Museum quality weapons

Category: dagger, quillon

Type: dagger

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