Product images of Hilt of Wakizashi (sword)
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Hilt of Wakizashi (sword)
Japanese wakizashi, the hilt of the wakizashi consists of two pieces of wood joined together longitudinally to form the grip. The wooden grip is covered with white ray-skin and is secured to the tang near the top by a short bamboo rod. The bamboo rod is bound with a piece of twisted bright blue silk.
- Image reference: E1379
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London