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.
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997)
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