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Dagger

Jambiya

Object Number:42-30-265A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Arabian Peninsula
Date Made: 1700-1799 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steel
Silver
Felt
Cloth
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:524 - Collector Number

Description

Double-edged steel blade tapering and curved sharply to point. Pronounced medial ridge on both faces. Inserted in grip which is completely covered with fine silver filagree with silver bosses.

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