From: Arabian Peninsula
Curatorial Section: Near Eastern
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Materials||Steel | Silver | Wood|
Crescentic, double-edged steel blade with pronounced medial ridge on both faces; gilt decoration, in conventionalized floral design on one face, and Arabic inscription on other, near the wide end which is inserted in a grip which is widest at the ends. Grip completely covered with silver with decoration in high and low relief; flowers, birds, inscription (?), imitation of wire binding; six turquoises.
|Credit Line||Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942|
|Other Number||405 - Collector Number|
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