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Dagger Sheath

Object Number:42-30-262B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Arab
Provenience: Near East
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steel
Wood
Silver
Cloth
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:315 - Collector Number

Description

Wooden sheath covered with cloth under tooled leather; the sheath curved so that the end which is covered with silver for a distance of 30.5 cm. and is elaborately fluted and engraved, is parallel with the grip of the knife.

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