From: India

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 42-30-315A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian
Provenience India
Date Made 15th Century - 19th Century
Section Asian
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 - Collector Number | 88-16-161 - Found in Collection Number

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