From: Arabian Peninsula

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 42-30-261A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Arabian Peninsula
Section Near Eastern
Materials Steel | Wood | Velvet | Copper
Technique Gilded

"Jambiya". Crescentic, double edged steel blade with sharp medial ridge on both faces; wide end inserted in slightly wider grip which narrows in the center and has a large stud in its wide end; the entire grip covered with gilded metal with designs of drops, scrolls, flowers and panels of circles and diamonds, the designs being smooth polished, the background granular.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 168A - Collector Number

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