Tachi Sword

This is a Tachi sword signed Kagemitsu. Tachi means "large sword". Kagemitsu made this sword between 1320 - 1340.
The upper object is the main sword. The lower is the case. The left end of the case is the grip of the sword. Usually, the sword is fixed to the grip. In this exhibit, the sword has been removed from the grip to show whole sword. The length of the blade is approximately 70cm(2.3ft).