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Thrusting Dagger

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Native Name:
Katar
Object Number:
42-30-313A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Indian
Provenience:
India
Date Made:
17th Century
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Steel
Technique:
Damascene
Iconography:
Tree
Flowers
Description:
Thrusting dagger(Katar). Slightly curved double-edged steel blade tapering to point. Thickest about one-fourth of the distance from the point, above which blade is flat with raised section bearing damascened tree decoration. Top rises to point between two parallel bands which form grip. Bands joined by compound bar with knob in center. Entire grip metal covered with damascened decoration in floral patterns.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing, on behalf of the estate of Florence C. Whitney
Other Number:
522   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997)
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