From: East Tibet | Sikang

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 51-4-67A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tibetan | Mongolian
Provenience East Tibet | Sikang
Date Made 15th Century - 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Bone | Yak Horn | Iron
Technique Embossed

Dagger. Knife has single edged steel blade with prominent blood gutters; end of knife extended through handle which is white bone on one side, black yak horn on back; iron binding over end. Hilt form is non-Tibetan form. Embossed design is characteristically Mongolian. Blade maybe cut down from a bayonette, the bayonette being non-traditionally Asian such as European, Russian or Chinese military issue.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number 132 - Other Number

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