'Takuba' sword, with a cruciform hilt.
Metal sword with a long, flat blade. The tip of the blade is rounded. The upper third of the blade has been incised with five thick parallel lines on both sides. The cruciform hilt has a leather covering which has been decorated with black pigment. On one side there are two small crosses.Leather sword sheath, with a cotton sling.
Leather sheath with engraved geometric and zigzag decoration on both sides. The tip of the sheath has a metal casing and strips of green leather. The sheath has two attached, short leather straps; one at the top of the sheath, and one almost halfway down. These straps have two metal rings which attach a plaited cotton arm strap.