From: East Tibet | Sikang
Curatorial Section: Asian
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Tibetan | Mongolian|
|Provenience||East Tibet | Sikang|
|Date Made||15th Century - 19th Century|
|Materials||Steel | Bone | Yak Horn | Iron|
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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