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Dagger

Object Number:42-30-609A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Morocco
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Silver
Horn (animal part)
Length: 37.6 cm
Width: 8.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:13 - Other Number

Description

Curved iron blade, double-edged for half its length, the concave edge being the completely sharp edge, tapering to point; the convex cutting edge bevelled. Tang inserted through a silver-covered band into the flat rhinoceros horn grip whose slightly concave sides expand to a rounded end around which is a wide silver band.

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