Thrusting Dagger


From: India

Curatorial Section: Asian

Native Name Katar
Object Number 42-30-310A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hindu
Provenience India
Date Made 15th Century - 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Gold
Technique Koftgari | Inlaid

Thrusting dagger, Katar. Triangular double-edged steel blade with wide shallow flouted groove on each side of medial ridge. This type of grooving is called "running water". Grip is two long parallel bars connected by double spindle and ornamented with Koftgari gold inlay work in floral pattern.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 278 - Collector Number | CG2005-1-1A - Found in Collection Number

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