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Dagger Sheath

Object Number:42-30-263B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Arabian Peninsula
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steel
Silver
Wood
Technique:Inscribed
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:405 - Collector Number

Description

Wooden sheath completely covered with silver; decoration similar to that on hilt includes also animals; and, on one side, openwork bands of crosshatching, three tiny rings on each side originally held turquoises, only two of which remain; tip of sheath missing (found in knife cabinet 7/63 D.C.S

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