From: India

Curatorial Section: Asian

Native Name Bichuwa
Object Number 42-30-321
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian
Provenience India
Date Made 15th Century - 18th Century
Section Asian
Materials Iron

Bichuwa dagger. Iron. Straight double-edged blade both edges recurved to point. Loop handle extends over top of blade on both faces. "Dangerous weapon, easily concealed and entitled to name, meaning scorpion or 'dagger with a sting'".

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 232 - Collector Number

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