University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:A1402
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Hyderabad
Section:Asian
Materials:Gold
Metal
Ivory
Technique:Damascene
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Curved dagger. Ivory handle. Damascened upper part of the blade. Highly ornamented blade. Handle is ornately molded with floral and leaf pattern which runs up through the handle between two ivory pieces joined together with three dowels. Top of handle is fashioned as three petals.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997) View Objects in Exhibition

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