From: Arabian Peninsula
Curatorial Section: Near Eastern
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Materials||Steel | Wood | Velvet | Copper|
"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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