From: India

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 42-30-314A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian
Provenience India
Date Made 17th Century - 18th Century
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Gold | Ivory
Technique Gilded

Dagger. Steel blade triangular in section tapering to point. Gold inscription near tang: "Owner Alli Agha, Mach'Allah. Obey everything that God does. O Alla O Mohammet." Tang inserted in spirally fluted ivory grip with gilded floral guard.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 525 - Collector Number

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