Curatorial Section: Asian
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Date Made||15th Century - 19th Century|
|Materials||Faux Wootz Steel | Brass (uncertain)|
|Technique||Etched | Koftgari|
|Iconography||Flower | Bird|
Dagger. Recurved double-edged steel blade tapering to point. Groove around slightly concave section which covers most of blade which is ornamented with fleurs-de-lys and other flowers in relief. Curved cylindrical grip whose base overhangs blade. In form of bird head with pellet eyes and long beak. Covered with gold floral and geometrical design.
|Credit Line||Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942|
|Other Number||432 - Other Number | 88-16-161 - Found in Collection Number|
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