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Dirk

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Object Number:42-30-308A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bhutanese
Provenience: Bhutan
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Silver
Gilt
Enamel
Technique:Filigree
Gilded
Inlaid
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:152 - Other Number

Description

Dirk. Double-edged steel blade with wide groove on each side of pronounced medial ridge on each face. Straight edges tapering to point. Grip of gilt and silver filagree over wooden(?) core. Inlay dots of blue enamel.

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